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Lekane

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Clay pale red, with fine bits of mica. Ovoid body, spreading foot, vertical handles and knobs on flat shoulder; cover with high slender handle. Solid black; reserved red band at base of body.

Provenance

Said to be from Paestum, Apulia, or Campania.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greek, South Italian,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. with cover 0.18 m. D. 0.112

Accession Number

19.298

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels