AN ATTIC GREEK RED FIGURE POTTERY LEKYTHOS
Attributed to the Providence Painter.A woman walking right, wearing an himation and stephane, looking back over her shoulder. She holds an oinochoe behind her while holding a phiale in her raised left hand, above a flaming altar.A name inscribed to the left of her shoulder, KAPMI∆E∑ (Karamides), to the rightof her shoulder, traces of KAΛΛO∑ (beautiful).Eight holes drilled in the neck and handle indicate the piece was broken and repaired with bronze staples, now lost, in antiquity.
ca. 470‒460 BC
33 x 11.6 cm (13 x 4 9/16 inches)
Ex: Private French collection, 1993; previously, a Spanish collection, 1980s.With a 1993 invoice, a permanent French passport, and a French export license.
Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVII. (London, 2018) p.26-27
Comparandum:The British Museum, London reg nos. 1867,0508.1067 & 1863,0728.223