The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent yellow green; handle in same color. Thick tubular rim folded out, over, and in; concave neck, expanding downward; sloping shoulder; slightly convex sides to body, tapering sharply downward; small concave bottom; strap handle applied in two large splayed claw pads to shoulder, drawn up and outward, curved in, with a vertical fold as thumb rest above rim, and then trailed on to outer edge of rim and top of neck. Intact; some bubbles, elongated on neck; pitting and dulling, with weathering and iridescence.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5448, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.