A Greek Attic lekythos, c. 470 B.C.

A Greek Attic lekythos, c. 470 B.C.

Code: 2399

Description: An Attic lekythos with cylindrical body, short foot, thin neck and flared spout, decorated in black on a white ground with a wreath of ivy below a band of lattice pattern below the shoulder, in the manner of the Beldam Painter. Two series of closely-spaced radial strokes on the shoulder. Some wear to the decoration and some inoffensive chips to the handle and rim, otherwise condition good and a nice example of the type.

Size: 142 mm/5.6 ins. high

Culture: Greek

Date: Athens, c. 470 B.C.

Provenance: Ex Essex private collection.

Photographed in both natural and artificial light.