Greco-Roman Mediterranean, Athens, 4th c. BC
Exceptional plastic lekythos
with a body of a young Eros standing and crowned, with a plant motif under his left elbow. Ceramic with white slip covered with gilding on the hair and blue, red and yellow paint in places. The neck is black-glazed.
Height 17.5 cm.
(missing wings and handle, neck glued back)
Bibliographical note: Violaine Jeammet, Des vases plastiques attiques pour les Athéniens du IVe siècle, : https://books.openedition.org/editionsehess/3158
For comparison, see lots 62 and 63 from the sale of the Bellon collection, Ruellan study, April 4, 2009: https://www.svvruellan.com/ventes/collection-dantiques-du-dr-bellon-1819-1899-archeo-15/