The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent pale yellow green. Rounded, thickened, and slightly outsplayed rim; cylindrical body with slightly convex sides; rounded bottom with small, deep kick at center. Intact; pinprick bubbles and blowing striations; dulling and iridescence on exterior, creamy weathering on most of 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. LXXXIV, 2, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5514, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.