Height: 3 1/4 in. (8.2 cm)
Diameter: 2 15/16 x 1 7/8 in. (7.4 x 4.8 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent blue green. Rounded and thickened vertical rim; straight sides tapering downward; integral tubular base ring; kick in center of bottom. Intact; pinprick bubbles, blowing striations, and some glassy inclusions; faint dulling and iridescence, with patches of creamy weathering and soil accretion on interior.
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. LXXXIII, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5560, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.