Attic Red Figure Lekythos: Satyr
An ancient Attic Greek red-figure lekythos by the Bowdoin Painter decorated with an image of a nude satyr standing holding a kantharos and a thyrsos, a row of meander and cross patterns below.
The lekythos was used to hold olive oil in antiquity and was often left as a grave offering.
Published: J. Beazley, Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, (New York, 1963), pp. 683 and 1665, no. 122bis, no, 208077
Formerly in the collection of Professor Jorge Silvetti, Massachusetts; previously with a French private collection, 1960s; acquired from Munzen und Medaillen, Basel 1961.