The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless Knocked-off, uneven rim; bulging collar below rim; four-sided body; sides tapering slightly downward, with convex, rounded corners; concave bottom. Four deep vertical indents in sides. One wheel-abraded horizontal line below collar on top of body. Intact, except for small chip in rim; pinprick bubbles; dulling, pitting, and iridescence on exterior; soil encrustation and creamy weathering on 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. LXXIX, 9, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5693, p. 512, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.