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Attic Red-Figure Squat Lekythos

Object Details

Title:

Attic Red-Figure Squat Lekythos

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Greek (Attic)

Place:

Athens, Greece (Place Created)

Date:

about 430 B.C.

Medium:

Terracotta

Object Number:

73.AE.137

Dimensions:

9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

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Object Description

The vessel is unevenly covered in black gloss; the side of the foot and the underside are reserved. The figured decoration is a woman dressed in a chiton holding a pyxis in her left hand and a phiale or plate in her right. To the right is a chair.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1973

Elie Borowski, Polish, 1913 - 2003 (Basel, Switzerland), by exchange (with two other vases, 73.AE.135 and 73.AE.136) to the J. Paul Getty Museum for a fresco (formerly 72.AG.85), 1973.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Greeks in the Boot: Greek Influence in Ancient Italy as Reflected in the Pottery of Various Regions (October 5, 2013 to May 17, 2014)
  • Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum, California State University, San Bernardino, October 5, 2013 to May 17, 2014
Bibliography
Bibliography

Frel, Jiří. Recent Acquisitions. Ancient Art: The J. Paul Getty Museum (Pullman, Washington: 1974), no. 40. As 73.AE.13F.

Kirsch, Eva. Greeks in the Boot: Greek Influences in the Italian Peninsula As Reflected in the Pottery of Various Regions, ca. 800-200 B.C., exh. cat. (San Bernardino: California State University San Bernardino, Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art, 2014), Red Figure Technique, entry 3, (illustrated).