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Attic Black-Painted Lekythos

Attic Black-Painted Lekythos

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Ancient Greece, c. 500-400BC, Attica, Athens.

Magnificent small-sized Attic black-painted lekythos of a traditional form with a slender, tall body, a tubular neck and a single handle joining neck to shoulder, all standing upon a tiered round foot. The exterior walls are extensively decorated with a palmette design flanked by scroll and leaves. On each side: two youths enwrapped in black-bordered himatia, facing each other. The shoulder is decorated with three stylized leaf motifs. Moderate condition. Age-related heavy wear and abrasion. The chimney mouth and part of the foot lost in antiquity. Mineral encrustation, soil and dust. Size approx. 12,9cm x 6,1cm x 6,1cm. 

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