3 1/8 in. (8 cm)
Diameter: 4 1/16 x 4 3/16 x 2 1/8 in. (10.3 x 10.6 x 5.4 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent pale blue green. Outsplayed, rounded rim; convex sides tapering downward, then turned in to flat bottom with pontil scar; added ring base with flaring sides and thick, rounded edge. Intact; pinprick bubbles; heavily weathered and pitted, with patches of brilliant iridescence and black enamel-like 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. LXXXIV, 3, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5537, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.