4 7/16in. (11.3cm)
Other: 2 1/16 in. (5.3 cm)
Diam. of rim: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless. Rim folded out, over, and in; cylindrical neck, expanding downward, with tooling around base; elongated piriform body with convex sides; concave bottom. Intact; some 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. pl. LXXXVII, 4, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5156, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.