ostracon ancient art



Greek Squat Lekythos, Magna Graecia, 350-300 BC

Greek South Italian lekythos of globular body with low spreading foot.

The short narrow neck topped by a cup-shaped mouth with flat lip.

Small arched band handle from neck to body.

Black except for a band above the foot and bottom. A line in applied red below the handle.

Chips out of the mouth and the foot, otherwise intact; fine condition. Shiny black glaze.

H. 15.1 cm (5.9 in)
D. 11.2 cm (4.4 in)

Ex German private collection W. Ressmann, Hessen.

460 USD

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