Attic Squat Lekythos depicting a Maltese Dog

Culture: Greek
Period: 5th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 8 cm high
Price: Reserved
Ref: 2019
Provenance: Private collection H. S., Vienna. Acquired from the parents of the last owner in the year 2000 at the Viennese art market. Accompanied by a copy of handover from the parents to their son.
Condition: Some surface encrustation. Stable hairline crack on the back. Otherwise intact.
Description: A miniature black glazed squat Lekythos, with an applied loop handle and funnel tip mouth, an exaggerated bulbous lower half sitting atop of a torus ring foot. The center depicting a Maltese dog. Stylized tendrils on both sides.