The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent pale blue-green. Rim folded out, over, and in, with broad mouth; slender, slightly concave cylindrical neck, tooled in around base; sloping shoulder; straight sides to body, tapering downward; pushed-in bottom with deep kick and trace of pontil scar. Intact; some bubbles; dulling and iridescence.
From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Ormidia
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. pl. CIII, 4, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5311, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.