Large Attic black-figure lekythos. On the shoulder, palmettes, dots and rays. On the body, Contest of Heracles with Amazons: Heracles to right, bearded, with lion's skin over a short chiton, sheath at side, sword in right hand, seizes with left an Amazon (Andromache), who kneels on one knee to left. She has helmet, cuirass, short chiton with skin over it, sword, spear, and shield. Behind her is another (Alkaia) defending her with spear, chlamys and shield. On the left is a third Amazon advancing to right, with high-crested helmet, short embroidered chiton and skin over it spear, and shield. Includes thermoluminescence test | Greece, Attic.6th- 5th Century B.C.
Similar Example: British Museum, Inv: 1863,0728.242.
Dimensions: 23,00 cm.
Condition Report: Foot, body and handle intact ( very rare in pieces of this size ). Small restoration over fracture line on the middle of the neck. Perfect condition.
Provenance: Acquired in 2019. Ex M. T.V Private Collection - Madrid since the 1980's.
Notes: Due to Covid-19 situation and Goverment measures in Spain, the shippments could delay between 2 and 4 weeks.
The piece includes authenticity certificate. The piece includes Spanish Export License ( Passport for European Union)- If the piece is destined outside the European Union a substitution of the export permit should be requested. This process could take between 1 and 2 months.
- Antico Greco
- GRANDE ATTICO LEKYTHOS CON TL
- Secolo / Intervallo di tempo
- 5th Century B.C.
- Buone Condizioni, Vedere Foto