4 3/4in. (12.1cm)
Other: 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm)
Diam. of rim: 1 in. (2.6 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Candlestick unguentarium. Colorless with greenish tinge. Rim folded out, over, and in; cylindrical, slightly concave neck; sides of body expanding downwards; pushed-in bottom with small, central kick, with part of pontil scar. Intact; bubbles; pitting and brilliant iridescence.
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. 5336, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.