Lot 530: Greek Red-Figure Lekythos
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Apulian, 5th-3rd century AD. A ceramic blackware lekythos with pedestal base, bulbous body, slender neck and bell-shaped mouth, strap handle to the reverse; panel of radiating strokes and dots to the shoulder, scrolled tendrils flanking reserved image of a standing female in a chlamys with necklace and chignon, releasing an object from her open right hand. 103 grams, 13cm (5"). Property of a London gentleman; acquired by his grandfather in the 1920s; thence by descent.
Condition Report: Fine condition, usage wear.