6 5/16in. (16.1cm)
Other: 1 9/16in. (4cm)
Diam. of rim: 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with greenish tinge. Rim folded out, over, and in, and smoothed into flaring, lop-sided mouth; slender, concave neck, tooled in around base; ovoid body; pushed-in bottom. Broken around body and repaired, with areas missing; dulling, deep 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. CIII, 2, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5297, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.