3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Diameter: 1 7/16 x 3/4 in. (3.7 x 1.9 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with pale blue green tinge. Lopsided rim folded out, over, and in, and pressed flat; slender, cylindrical neck, tooled in around base; elongated piriform body; concave bottom. Complete, but one small hole in body; pinprick bubbles; deep pitting and brilliant iridescent weathering.
From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Idalion (modern Dali)
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. LXXVII, 4, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5159, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.