A small lekythos with an ovoid body, set on a ridged foot, and a flaring neck. The body is decorated in black with a panel of lattice pattern between horizontal bands of black. On the shoulder a wave pattern. The neck is decorated with vertical strokes.
South Italy, Campania, early 3rd century B.C.
Height 14.5 cm.
Dutch private collection, acquired at auction, circa 2008; prior to that UK private collection, acquired from Charles Ede Ltd. in the 1970s.
Minor wear and some expected, unimportant damage to the surface; a small chip to the base, all as shown; an old inventory sticker on the bottom, reading "6290 Campania, early 3rd century BC".