The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with faint greenish tinge. Knocked-off rim; slightly bulging collar below rim; convex sides tapering downward; concave bottom. One fine horizontal wheel-cut line below collar (7.5 mm below rim), two broader grooves (5 mm apart) further down body (25 and 30 mm below rim), and another single line below just above turn (52.5 mm below rim). Intact, except for very small chip in rim; a few pinprick and larger bubbles; dulling, some pitting, iridescence, and creamy 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. LXXXI, 2, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5640, p. 512, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.