The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with bluish tinge; handle in same color. Uneven rim folded out, over, and in; concave neck, joinging imperceptibly with shoulder; ovoid body; integral base ring with pronounced outward fold; flat bottom; rod handle applied in a large pad on shoulder, drawn up and outward, curved in, and pressed on to top of neck, with trail ending on outer edge of rim. Intact, except for small hole hole in shoulder; pinprick bubbles; creamy weathering, pitting, and iridescence.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5409, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.