The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Colorless with pale green tinge and light purple streaks; base and trail in same colors. Horizontal rounded and thickened rim with slight downward kink on one side; broad, flaring mouth; funnel-shaped sides to body, turned in sharply below; applied flaring base with thick tubular ring; uneven but flat bottom with off-center pontil scar. Bowl stands aslant on base ring. Fine trail applied on underside of mouth, wound 2 1/2 times around top of body, and then trailed off backwards. Intact; pinprick and larger bubbles; very slight weathering and iridescence.
Shallow colorless blown glass bowl with high foot and glass thread around neck.
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. LXXXVI, 3, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5724, p. 511-2, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.