AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED WHITE-GROUND LEKYTHOS
CIRCA 500-490 B.C.
With a fully armed pyrrhic dancer between two trainers, the bearded contestant moving right but looking back, armed in a crested Corinthian helmet, a corslet and greaves, holding a circular shield in his left hand, a spear in his lowered right, a sheathed sword hanging behind, both trainers bearded, each wearing a himation and holding a forked stick; pseudo inscriptions in the field, a double row of dots above, palmettes, tendrils and dots on the shoulders, a band of vertical lines at the base of the neck
9¼ in. (23.4 cm.) high
with Galleria Serodine, Ascona.
Dr. Marcello Rede (1918-1999), Lucerne, acquired from the above in 1990; thence by descent.