The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Colorless with greenish tinge. Uneven ground rim; cylindrical body with straight sides tapering slightly downwards; slightly pushed-in bottom. Wheel-cut decoration comprising four broad, horizontal grooves irregularly spaced down sides, with the uppermost just below rim. Intact; pinprick bubbles; dulling, pitting, and iridescence, with many patches of thick creamy, enamel-like weathering on exterior, and interior covered with soil and limy encrustation.
Cylindrical yellowish beaker with four incised lines around body.
Said to be from a tomb at Idalion (modern Dali)
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Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5666, p. 512, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Vessberg, Olof. 1952. "Roman Glass in Cyprus." Opuscula archaeologica, 7: p. 120, pl. 3.5.
Vessberg, Olof and Alfred Wesholm. 1956. The Swedish Cyprus Expedition, Vol. 4, Pt. 3. p. 137, fig. 44:5, Stockholm: Håkan Ohlssons Boktryckeri.