Auction Date:2012 Sep 14 @ 10:00 (UTC-6 : CST/MDT)
Location:P.O. Box 714, Erie, Colorado, 80516, United States
South Italic, ca. 350 B.C., from the ancient Greek colony of Apulia. Terracotta lidded pottery vessel with footed base, dome-shaped lid and knob handle. Lid painted in red-figure style with series of two Lady of Fashion in profile and two palmette panels. The Lekanis was used in antiquity to store soaps and scented perfumes. 3-3/4"H x 3-5/8"W handlespan. Intact, with surface wear, as shown.
Provenance: Ex-private Texas Collection.
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