Nov 12, 2009
Nov 12, 2009

Red-Figure Squat Lekythos (Oil Vessel): Eros and Woman

Red-Figure Squat Lekythos (Oil Vessel): Eros and Woman

c. 400-380 BC


Overall: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1926.553



Miniature vessels were probably made strictly as tomb offerings. At this later period of red-figure, artists applied quite a bit of additional pigment, here white, brown and blue.

See also
GR - Greek
Greek and Roman Art
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