H.: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Diam.: 4 x 2 1/8 in. (10.2 x 5.4 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with pale green tinge Tubular rim, folded over and in; straight sides to body, flaring upwards; integral tubular base ring, flaring downwards with rounded bottom edge; thick, pushed-in bottom, slightly concave with traces of pontil scar. Intact; pinprick bubbles and blowing striations; some dulling and faint iridescence; patches of creamy brown and black 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, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5544, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.