H. 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm)
diameter 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Candlestick unguentarium. Colorless with greenish tinge. Flaring, downturned rim; cylindrical neck, flaring downward; sides of wide, flat body expanding sharply outward; pushed-in bottom with central shallow kick. Intact, except for part of rim; some bubbles; deep pitting and brilliant iridescent weathering.
From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Idalion (modern Dali)
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5321, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.