Minature black glazed pottery lekythos with a convex shaped body marked with a reserved band on the upper body and decorated with a black glazed maeander pattern, reserved on the shoulder and decorated with black glazed encircled egg moulding, reserved concave neck and a circular foot reserved on the base and side, part of the neck and mouth now missing, the glaze is chipped and has worn to a silver metallic colour, and there is a whitish deposit in places.
- Made in: Attica
- Height: 9 centimetres
Found unregistered, but the register notes that it was acquired before 1851 and was marked Hn Rm in pencil, indicating that it was exhibited in the Hamilton Room and was probabaly part of the Hamilton Collection.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA66345
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