Description This red-figure lekythos depicts Nike. She flies to the right, with arms outstretched, holding a phiale in her right hand, an oval shaped object (possibly a fruit or egg) in her left. Below on the right is an altar with fire on which she pours liquid from the phiale. She wears a chiton, mantle, disc earing, and serpentine bracelets. Ribbons hold her hair in place. Red dots fill much of the picture field; a few to the left of the altar appear to be letters of a nonsense inscription.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] Nonsense running vertically to the left of the altar
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924
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