H. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
diameter 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent pale bluish green. Tubular rim unevenly folded out, over and in; cylindrical neck expanding slightly downward, with horizontal tooling groove around base; squat, bulbous body; slightly concave base. Intact; many bubbles; pitting and iridescent weathering.
From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Idalion (modern Dali)
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1903. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 3, Plates & Text 1–150. pl. C, 4, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5240, pp. 509, 511, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.