Greek Attic red figure cockerel lekythosG50
A small red figure pottery lekythos decorated with a finely painted figure of a standing cockerel.
Greek, Athens, 5th Century BC
8.1 x 3.2 cms
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
Ex. deceased estate, Surrey, UK; acquired at auction in the UK during the late 20th Century.