The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent light blue. Rim folded out, over, and in with beveled top; cylindrical neck, tooled in at base; sloping sides to body expanding downward and then curving in to small, flat bottom. Intact; many pinprick bubbles; pitting, dulling, and severe 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. 5147, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.