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Lekythos

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Not in Gnathian style. Body is natural red clay decorated with lattice work in black glaze; and with white dots; wve patterns above and below. SOUTH ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #126 (98.202) Lekythos End of 4th century B.C. The body is decorated with a net-pattern of black crosshatching on...

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Provenance

By date unknown: William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to MFA, June 7, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period, End of 4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 126.

Dimensions

19.2 cm (7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.202

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels