An Attic Black Glazed Lekythos, ca. 5th century BCE


$850 USD

Used to hold olive oil, this black-glazed lekythos features a radiate pattern on the shoulder.

cf.: D. C. Kurtz, Athenian White Lekythos, Patterns and Painters, (Oxford, 1975), pl. 67.

Condition:  some minor flaking to the black glazed body that does not detract, otherwise intact and in very good condition overall.

Dimensions:  Height: 5 3/4 inches (14.6 cm)

Provenance:  Private collection of Pasqual Victor Perrino, MD acquired in the 1980s and then by descent.

Category: Ceramic, Clay, Terracotta, Under $1000

Type: Greek