Lekythos of rounded body covered all over with brilliant black glaze. Just below the shoulder a reserved band with a running-dog pattern inside.
For the shape and its development cf. items 1123-1128 in: B. Sparkes, L. Talcott. The Athenian Agora, Black and Plain Pottery. Princeton 1970.
Attic or Atticizing South Italian, 420-400 BC
H. 11.4 cm (4.5 in)
Excellent quality and condition. Brilliant black glaze with minor pitting in places.
Art market Switzerland (details to purchaser)
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed