The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent blue green; handle in same color. Collar rim folded out, down, up and out, with rounded outer lip; short, slightly convex cylindrical neck, with tooling marks at base; broad sloping shoulder; body with convex sides, tapering downward; concave bottom; strap handle applied in large splayed claw pads to shoulder, drawn up and turned in horizontally, and then pressed on to underside of rim and top of neck. Intact; some bubbles and blowing striations; slight weathering, dulling, and iridescence; one patch of encusted earth on lower side of interior.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5442, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.