London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN ATTIC WHITE GROUND LEKYTHOS
CIRCA 440 B.C.
The body with standing figure of the god Hermes, wearing boots and chlamys, holding his characteristic caduceus in his left hand, meander frieze above, scrolling palmette tendril on the shoulder, small shoulder and handle repair, with a presentation case
10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high
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