Lot 610: Greek Red-Figure Lekythos
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 5th-3rd century AD. A ceramic blackware lekythos with flared base, barrel-shaped body, trumpet-shaped neck, strap handle to the reverse; band of radiating strokes to the shoulder, reserved image of a standing female wearing a chlamys holding a rod(?) in her extended hands, column behind; Apulian workmanship. 236 grams, 13cm (5"). Property of a London gentleman; acquired by his grandfather in the 1920s; thence by descent.
Condition Report: Fair condition, surface abraded.