Attic Greek Black Glazed Lekythos
An ancient Attic Greek metallic black glazed lekythos with a radiate pattern on the shoulder.
The lekythos was used to hold olive oil in antiquity and was often left as a grave offering.
cf.: D. C. Kurtz, Athenian White Lekythos, Patterns and Painters, (Oxford, 1975), pl. 67.
Formerly in a New Jersey private collection.