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Lot 51

Estimate: 600 GBP   |   Starting price: 460 GBP Price realized: 1'063 GBP

Attic black figure lekythos
Attributed to the Little Painters Group, ca. 560 – 530 BC
height cm 15 (5,9”)
Depicting a scene of fighting hoplites, framed by two onlookers; on the shoulder, a stylized figure, probably a cock, arranged between two ivy leaves.
Restored neck. Attributable to the Little Masters group, active in Greece in the middle of 6th century; the name derives from the peculiar size of their decoration realized in charming miniaturist style.

European private collection, acquired in the 1980s.

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