Attic squat lekythos of ovoid body decorated with a net motif in black and crème.
The lekythos belongs to the Attic Bulas Group, which manufactured small vases. As a characteristic of the Bulas Group, the net ornament is applied directly on the clay ground.
The rim and the upper portion of the handle are glazed black; the reserved neck with black lines and vertical tongues in applied white.
The edge of foot with tiny black dots.
For a related example, cf. Beazley Archive vase no. 43938.
Size: H. 7.6 cm
Culture: Greek, Athens, Bulas Group, 380-350 BC
Condition: Rim and upper part of the handle reattached. Otherwise fine preservation of the net design and the applied white. Glazed areas pitted.
Provenance: Ex inventory of the German coin dealer Karl Kress, Munich, acquired before 1980. Thence Munich art market, June 2019 sale.
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Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
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Italia: Importazione soggetta all’IVA – sdoganamento molto lento – consegna postale lentissima.
- Athénien grec
- Net-Lekythos, Groupe Bulas
- Siècle/ Période
- Greek, Athens, Bulas Group, 380-350 BC
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