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Attic Lekythos by the Cock Group, ex Arete, 500 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1409987
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Black-figure lekythos with a drapped youth leading a bull. To both sides dancing satyrs. Leafless branches with grape wine in the field. Both satyrs and wine point to a Dionysiac context.
On the shoulder a cock between ivy leaves which gives the group the name.
Attributed to the Cock Group by Beazley. Published as vase no. 211 in: J.D. Beazley. Paralipomena. Oxford 1971. Beazley Archive vase no. 340736.
Separate expertise issued by D. Leibundgut in the early 1980s.
Ceramic
Athens, Cock Group, 500 BC
13.6 cm (5.4 in)
Intact, excellent condition.
Swiss private collection B., Zurich, acquired 1966 from Galerie Arete, Zurich.

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