London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A LARGE APULIAN RED-FIGURE SQUAT LEKYTHOS
4TH CENTURY B.C.
The body decorated with scene showing a naked seated youth holding a staff and a large phiale with a draped female figure inclined before him, holding a fan and cymbal, leafed branch and flower to either side, a large palmette with swirling tendrils under the handle, frieze of tongues and rays above, hooks below, added white detail throughout
11 in. (28 cm.) high
Acquired in 1977, Basel.
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