The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent blue green; handle in same color. Rim folded out, round, and in, with flaring mouth; cylindrical, slightly concave neck, with tooling marks around base; sloping shoulder with rounded corners; four flat sides, tapering downward; flat but slightly uneven bottom with slight ribbing in parallel lines; claw handle applied to shoulder, drawn up and outward, then turned in horizontally and trailed on to top of neck and underside of rim. Intact; few bubbles; slight pitting, dulling, and iridescence on exterior; patches of creamy weathering on interior.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5672, p. 512, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.