12 December 2002
THREE GREEK POTTERY SQUAT LEKYTHOI
Circa 5th-4th Century B.C.
One black-glazed, with a fluted body; one, possibly Attic, with a net-pattern of black lines and white dots on a reserved ground, the neck with horizontal black lines and vertical white lines, irregular lines on the foot, the neck and handle black-glazed but misfired to red; and one, possibly Attic, its body with a reserved band filled with S's, a shorter reserved band above with vertical black lines
4¾ in. (12.1 cm) for the first (3)
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Simon, The Kurashiki Ninagawa Museum, Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, no. 44 (the second) and no. 57 (the first).
This lot is being sold not subject to a reserve.
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