Attic Red-Figure Lekythos

Attic Red-Figure Lekythos

An ancient large Attic Greek red-figure lekythos with a nude Eros flying to the right, hands open, toward a sprouting tendril. Attributed to the Icarus Painter.

Athens, Attica.
Ca. 470 - 460 BC.
Height: 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm).

The lekythos was used to hold olive oil in antiquity and was often left as a grave offering.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. IV (1985), no. 96.

Formerly in a New York private collection.

Inv#: 8244

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