Greek Attic red figure cockerel lekythos

G50

£400.00

Available

A small red figure pottery lekythos decorated with a finely painted figure of a standing cockerel.

Culture
Greek, Athens, 5th Century BC

Size
8.1 x 3.2 cms

Condition
Handle, neck and foot all re-attached with sealing wax in the 19th Century (the neck/mouth are probably from an unrelated lekythos of similar size, the foot and handle appear to be original to the vessel); also some surface chips as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. deceased estate, Surrey, UK; acquired at auction in the UK during the late 20th Century.

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