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AN ATTIC BLACK GLAZED POTTERY LEKYTHOS
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AN ATTIC BLACK GLAZED POTTERY LEKYTHOS

5TH CENTURY B.C.

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AN ATTIC BLACK GLAZED POTTERY LEKYTHOS
5TH CENTURY B.C.
The body decorated with moulded ribs, funnel-shaped mouth and single handle, underside of foot with black painted dotted circle, 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high; two Roman bronze lion head handles, each with a radiating mane, details incised, the separately cast ring inserted into the open mouth, pierced for attachment with some pins remaining, mounted, circa 3rd Century A.D., 4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam max.; and a Celto-Iberian bronze belt attachment, composed of two plaques with clasp and catch-plate, each overlaid with silvered decoration of concentric circles, some attachment rivets remaining, 1st Century B.C., 4 in. (10.2 cm.) long (4)
Provenance
European collection, formed 1930s onwards.
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Item one: traces of old ink number on base.

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