Lot 533: Greek Attic Black-Figured White-Ground Lekythos
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 5th century BC. A white-ground ceramic lekythos with pedestal base, deep shoulder, slender neck, strap handle to the shoulder, bell-shaped mouth; the shoulder black with reserved palmette and tendrils motifs, the body with opposed female figures: a black-haired lady standing wearing a black tubular peplos holding a red box in her extended left hand, lyre or kythera in the right hand; a black-haired lady sitting on a red chair holding an object in her extended hands; meander frieze above. 830 grams, 35cm (13 3/4"). Property of a Middlesex gentleman; acquired in the 1980s.
Condition Report: Fair condition, restored.