Greek lekanis with ladies and palmettes


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ITEMLekanis with Ladies of Fashion and Palmettes
CULTUREGreek, South Italic Colonies – Apulia
PERIOD4th Century B.C
DIMENSIONS105 mm x 85 mm
CONDITIONGood condition
PROVENANCEEx French private collection
Ex Mythes et Légendes Gallery
DESCRIPTIONA beautiful wheel-thrown pottery lekanis. The wide body has a protruding foot and a delineated lip. The top is adorned with a pair of red-figure ladies of fashion with kekryphalos hairstyles and serene visages alternating with stylized palmettes
BIBLIOGRAPHYSpurlock Museum of World Cultures (Illinois). Collection online Accession no. 1921.01.0012