The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Tall, slender beaker Colorless Knocked-off, uneven, flaring rim; four-sided body; sides tapering slightly downward, with rounded corners and bulging pad at base; uneven, pushed-in bottom with tolling marks. Four vertical indents in sides. One faint wheel-abraded horizontal line below rim at top of body. Intact; many pinprick and a few larger bubbles; dulling, pitting, and faint iridescent 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. LXXIX, 5, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5684, pp. 511-12, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.