The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent pale blue-green. Rim folded out, over, and in, with uneven lip around mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding downward; squat, bulbous body; slightly convex bottom. Intact; many bubbles; thick, creamy weathering on interior; dulling and iridescent weathering on exterior.
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, 4, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5277, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.