Lot 611: Greek Red-Figure Lekythos
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 5th-3rd century BC. A ceramic blackware lekythos with rounded base, barrel-shaped body, trumpet mouth and strap handle to the reverse; reserved image of a sphinx on a petal border between scrolled tendrils; Apulian workmanship. 70 grams, 92mm (3 3/4"). Property of a London gentleman; acquired by his grandfather in the 1920s; thence by descent.
Condition Report: Fine condition, repaired.