Attic Red-figure lekythos; intact; on a shoulder, complex of 5 palmettes; above them, friaze of rude tongues. Nike flying to r. over altar, holding phiale in r. hand; she wears chiton, red fillet, bracelents, her wings in frontal view, above and below her, short band of maeander pattern; edge of foot reserved. Height: 26.5 cm, Diameter: 8.5 cm
Culture or time period:
Greek Classical Period (480–323 BC)
Nike (Greek diety)
May 5, 1970
height 26.5 centimeters and diameter 8.5 centimeters
Airport Loan with mount number 039 (3/2010) in box in kroeber 19 mez. Nike flying to r. over alter, holding phiale in r. hand; she wears chiton, red fillet, bracelets; her wings, in frontal view and below her, short band of maeander pattern; edge of foot preserved. Attributed to Bowdoin Painter by D.A. Amyx and E. Bell; ca. 470 B.C. HIsperia Art Bulletin, no. 48 (December 1969) fig. 37. Purchased from Hisperia Art, Philadelphia 4/27/1970.
S1971-1972 #117: Department of Art History (UC Berkeley)/Darrell Arlynn Amyx (March 22, 1972–March 22, 1972), S1974-1975 #31: Department of Art History (UC Berkeley)/Darrell Arlynn Amyx (November 5, 1974–November 5, 1974), S1974-1975 #36: University Art Museum (UC Berkeley) (December 11, 1974–April 22, 1981), S1981-1982 #26: M. H. de Young Memorial Museum (December 18, 1981–September 29, 1982), S1982-1983 #36: Saint Mary’s College of California (1983–April 29, 1983), S1982-1983 #3: Crocker Art Museum (October 20, 1982–March 28, 1983), S1984-1985 #24: Santa Barbara Museum of Art (December 5, 1984–September 8, 1986), and S2008-2009 #12: SFO Museum (June 2009–June 28, 2010)