The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with blue green tinge Flaring rim with rounded, vertical lip; upper part of body with plain cylindrical sides, then tapering downwards to circular base; convex bottom. 13 vertical indents in body. Intact; pinprick bubbles; dulling, pitting, and brilliant iridescent weathering on exterior; soil encrustation and creamy brown weathering on interior. Slightly misshapen and stands aslant.
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, 7, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5695, p. 512, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.