Attic Red-Figure Lekythos
An ancient large Attic Greek red-figure lekythos with a nude Eros flying to the right, hands open, toward a sprouting tendril. Attributed to the Icarus Painter.
The lekythos was used to hold olive oil in antiquity and was often left as a grave offering.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. IV, (1985), no. 96.
Formerly in a New York private collection.