The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent pale yellowish green. Rim folded out, over, and in, flattened on top and into mouth; tall, cylindrical neck, expanding downward and tooled in around base; squat, bulbous body; flat bottom. Intact, except for one crack and small chip in rim and larger cracks around body radiating from small hole; pinprick bubbles; dulling, with patches of pitting and iridescent weathering.
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. C, 2, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5274, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.