A published Attic Black-figure/White-ground Lekythos, attributed to the manner of the Haimon Painter,
ca. 500 - 480 BCE
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The vessel with a tall slender body, chimney mouth, and foot in two-degrees, strap handle, double row of rays on the shoulder, and a net pattern above figures. The scene shows Hermes leading a quadriga, Apollo behind holding a lyre, a goddess mounting the chariot, and another in front of Apollo, Leto(?). Attributed to the manner of the Haimon Painter.
Dimensions: 10 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (27.31 x 8.89 cm)
Published: Beazley, (1956) 539.3; BAPD 305681; Collin, #170, p.24.; Original Clark Catalog., #170, p. 249, part 2. CGA (1928) p. 123, #2672; CGA (1932), p. 117, #2672
Condition: Black gloss misfired red in places, appears intact, and in very good condition overall. A large and impressive example.
Provenance: Raphaël Collin (1850 –1916) France, Senator William A. Clark (1839 - 1925) Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, (1926 - 2014), American University Museum (2014 - 2021). This object is accompanied by paperwork from the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
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ca. 500 - 480 BCE