Small red-figured Apulian Lekanis of the Kantharos Group

Culture: Greek/Apulian
Period: around 320 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 10.5 cm high; 9.5 cm in diameter (lid)
Price: Sold
Ref: 2408
Provenance: Private collection Professor Dr. Rudolf Leopold (1925-2010), Vienna, Austria. Thence continued to be in the family estate.
Condition: Three shards in the bowl professionally reinserted. A small chip on the rim and knob, otherwise intact and of beautiful quality.
Description: Red-figured lekanis with two heads of women facing to the left. The women wear a sakkos with hanging tassels. Between their heads large palmettes. On the knob of the lid a rosette, on the rim a black wavy band. The bowl is inside and outside glazed in black and stands on a high ring foot.