26 - 27 October 2004
A LARGE APULIAN RED-FIGURE LEKANIS LID
CIRCA 320-300 B.C.
Decorated with large duck walking to left, with detailed feathers on raised wing, a ribbon around its neck and another in its beak, opposite a seated woman with head turned back, her hair worn in a kekryphalos with unfurled fillets, holding out a basket in her left hand, with large dividing palmettes, repaired with some restoration
9 in. (22.8 cm.) diam.
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Animals, 1981, I, no. 150.
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