Attic Black-Figure White Ground Lekythos with Dionysos

12622. Attic Black-Figure White Ground Lekythos with Dionysos

Athens, circa, early 5th century BC.

Slender cylindrical oil vessel decorated in black figure technique and nicely painted and incised mythological scene consisting of a wreathed draped Dionysos reclining between two musicians, one with tambourine, the other with a lyre. Palmette band on shoulder; grape vines in the field. On the shoulder palmettes, rays and red line.

Size 8-7/8 inches ( 22.9cm) Height.

Provenance: Ex Collection of the archaeologist Prof. Rudolf Paulsen, Munich (died 1985).

$6,750


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