The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Candlestick unguentarium. Colorless with greenish tinge. Partially tubular rim, unevenly folded out in broad, horizontal lip, turned in, and pressed into top of mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding downward and tooled in around base; convex sloping sides to body; pushed-in bottom. Intact; few bubbles; 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. 5342, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.