H. 6 1/16 in. (15.4 cm)
diameter 3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Candlestick unguentarium. Colorless with greenish tinge. Uneven rim folded out, over, and in, with lopsided mouth; slender, concave neck; sides of wide body expanding sharply outward; pushed-in bottom with central kick surrounded by traces of pontil scar. Broken on neck and repaired; hole around lower part of neck; bubbles; deep pitting and 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. 5334, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.