The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with green tinge. Rim folded out, over, and in; flaring mouth; cylindrical neck expanding downward, with slight tooling around base; elongated piriform body with convex sides; concave bottom. Intact; many bubbles; deep weathering and pitting; brilliant iridescence.
From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Idalion (modern Dali)
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1903. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 3, Plates & Text 1–150. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5200, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.