Attic Red-figure Lekythos Domestic Scene, 480-470 BC
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1114100
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Attic lekythos with a woman holding an alabastron. Her hair tied up with a fillet. The lady is clad in a finely pleated chiton and a himation. She is standing in front of a chair. In front an behind her fillets hanging on the wall.
The reserved shoulder with up-and-down palmettes. Above and on the ground line egg pattern with dots.
Composition and style remind of the Bowdoin Painter.
For related hairdo or drapery cf. lots no. 831 and 832 in: Mary B. Moore. The Athenian Agora. Attic Red-figured and White-ground Pottery. Vol. 30. Princeton 1997.
Athens, 480-470 BC
H. 19 cm (7.5)
Intact, fine condition. Glaze slightly worn in places.
Estate of Dr. Hans B. Jessen (born 1909), archaeologist at the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Berlin. Collected 1960-1980.
Authenticity is unconditionally guaranteed