8 June 2001
A GREEK BRONZE SQUAT LEKYTHOS
Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period,
Circa 350-300 B.C.
Cast with a globular body on a low foot, with a cylindrical neck and wide funnel-shaped mouth, a thin raised molding at the base of the neck, a thicker one on the underside of the rim, the handle with a stylized foliate terminal on the body with details highlighted in silver, additional silver in the center of the concentric rings on the underside of the foot
4 in. (10.2 cm) high
Antiquities, Sotheby's New York, 17 December 1997, lot 132
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For a similar example in the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki see no. 133 in Yalouris, et al., The Search for Alexander.
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