The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent pale blue-green. Rim folded out, over, and in, with beveled upper surface and rounded lip around mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding downward and slightly tooled in around base; broad, piriform body; convex bottom, slightly flattened at center. Fairly thick and heavy glass. Intact; many pinprick bubbles; deeply pitted and weathered, with brilliant iridescence on most of surface.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5214, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.