Artist Greek
  • Lekythos
Date 4th Century BC
Medium earthenware
Dimensions Height x Diameter: 6 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. (16.5 x 6.0 x 6.0 cm)
per B. Madigan: 11.7 x 6.1 cm
diameter of mouth: 3.6 cm
diameter of foot: 4.8 cm
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 24.149
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
Not On View
Marks Paper label on bottom: H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh
Gotha, Collection of the Dukes of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha;
Gotha, Collection Herzog Albert Ernest Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha [Collection placed on deposit--Gotha, Schloss Friedenstein, no. 324], from whom purchased by the DIA in 1924.
Madigan, B., Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts, (Monumenta Graeca et Romana), vol. 12, Leiden/Boston, 2008, pp. 56-57, cat. 72, fig. 103 (attributed to Robinson's type 2 of palmette lekythoi).