7 7/8in. (20cm)
Other: 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm)
Diam. of rim: 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with pale yellow green tinge. Thick, rounded, and slanting rim, folded unevenly out, down, over, and in, with fairly broad collar to mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding downward and tooled in around base; elongated piriform body; pushed-in bottom with kick. Intact, except for crack in side of body; elongated and pinprick bubbles; dulling and deep iridescent weathering; encrustation under rim; remains of black enamel-like weathering on bottom.
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. CIII, 5, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5294, p. 509, 511, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.