Ancient Art

Lekythos in form of lobster claw

5th century B.C.

Soft red terracotta for body, hard for mouth, Boeotian fabric

H. 19 cm. (7 1/2”), W. 7.8 cm., D. 4.5 cm.
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.175
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex. coll. Dr. Paul Arndt

Bibliography: 

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922).

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