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White Ground Lekythos (oil or perfume container)

White Ground Lekythos (oil or perfume container)

ca. 420 B.C.- 400 B.C.

Ceramic with pigment
8 3/4 x 3 in. (22.2 x 7.6 cm)
Norman and Amelia Davis Classical Collection
70.101
Provenance: Norman Davis Collection gifted to Seattle Art Museum, 1970
location
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum

Resources

Exhibition HistoryWalla Walla, Washington, Olin Art Gallery, Whitman College, The Aegean, Egyptian Through Roman, December 4, 1977 - January 26, 1978

Salem, Oregon, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Perfumes and Potables: Precious Pieces from the Ancient Mediterranean, August 28 - October 30, 1999


Published ReferencesKurtz, D.C. Athenian White Lekythoi. Oxford, 1975. 38-41.

Bliquez, Lawrence J. Classical Vases and Containers in the Collection of the Seattle Art Museum. Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 1985, no. 21, p. 26

Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Art Perfumes and Potables; Precious Pieces from the Ancient Mediterranean. August 28 - October, 1999. Pg. 26 Fig 21.

Kurtz, D.C. "Two Athenian White-ground Lekythoi". Greek Vases in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Vol. 4. p.117-130. (NK4623.M37J24) (in registrarial file)

"Attic White-Ground Lekythos". Greek Vases from Southern Collections. p. 108-109. (N4621.N48) (in registrarial file)

Oakley, John H. "Attic White-Ground Lekythos". Athenian Potters and Painters; Exhibition Catalogue. 51-56 (in registrarial file)

"Attic White-Ground Lekythos". Greek Vases; S.A. Museum of Art. 194-197. (in registrarial file)


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