London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE LEKYTHOS, ATTRIBUTED TO THE COCK GROUP
LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
The body with two warriors duelling with lances, each with a shield, wearing crested helmets, flanked on each side by a standing mantle-clad figure and a nude male figure, each holding a lance, the shoulder with two confronting cockerels, details incised and in added purple
5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high
Blomberg collection; formerly in a 19th Century Swedish collection.
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