Attic Greek White-Ground Lekythos
An ancient Attic Greek white-ground lekythos with a black lattice pattern on the body with dots inthe diamond shaped negative space, a meander at the shoulder.
The lekythos was used to hold olive oil in antiquity and was often left as a grave offering.
Cf. D. C. Kurtz, Athenian White Lekythos, Patterns and Painters, (Oxford, 1975).
Formerly in the collection of Jerome Eisenberg, New York.