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Attic Red-figure Lekythos with Domestic Scene, 450 BC

Attic Red-figure Lekythos with Domestic Scene, 450 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1247161
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Red-figure lekythos with a woman holding a mirror. The lady is wearing a sakkos and earrings, she is clad in a finely pleated chiton and a himation.
Her right breast is indicated, but inaccurately placed. A fillet suspended behind her.
Much preliminary sketch.
Closely related to a lekythos in Prague attributed near the Tymbos painter: CVA Praque, Université Charles 1, 59, Pl. (047) 47.10. The Tymbos painter was a contemporary of the Aischines painter.
Ceramic
Athens, ca. 450 BC
H. 17.4 cm (6.85 in)
Intact. Dilute glaze for the folds of the chiton. Black glaze turned to red-brown in places.
Swiss private collection, in family possession before 1968.

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