The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent blue-green. Thick rim folded out, over, and in, with beveled upper surface; cylindrical neck, expanding downward, with tooling marks around base; squat, bulbous body, with convex sides; concave bottom. Intact; pinprick bubbles and blowing striations; deeply pitted and weathered, with brilliant iridescence on most of surface.
From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Ormidia
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. 5279, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.