An Attic black-figure lekythos

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Lot 176
An Attic black-figure lekythos

£ 2,000 - 3,000
US$ 2,700 - 4,000
Withdrawn

Antiquities

15 Oct 2008, 10:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

An Attic black-figure lekythos
Circa 490-470 B.C.
Enlivened with purple paint, the body decorated with a scene of battle, depicting four warriors wearing crested helmets and holding spears, on the left one holding a spear and moving to the right, following a central warrior mounted on a horse, his spear aloft and attacking a retreating warrior holding a shield, another advancing from the right, holding a shield with his spear aloft, leafy spays in the field, encircling black bands below, linked lotus buds and dots at the shoulder, a band of strokes above, 8in (20.1cm) high, the foot and handle repaired

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Property of a private English lady. Purchased recently at a bric-a-brac stall in Bridport, Dorset.

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