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Artist: Shuvalov Painter, Workshop, Greek

Red-Figure Squat Lekythos

ca. 425 B.C.

Terracotta, red-figure

10.45 × 7.7 cm (4 1/8 × 3 1/16 in.)
other (Mouth): 1.9 × 3.3 cm(3/4 × 1 5/16 in.)
other (Foot): 6.8 cm(2 11/16 in.)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman II, B.A. 1935
1993.46.23
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Classical, 5th century B.C.
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II, acquired in Greece in the 1940s or 1950s; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1993.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions and Gifts 1993,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 173.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 33–34, no. 28, pl. 36.5–8, fig. 28.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.