H.: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Diam.: 8 5/8 x 4 in. (21.9 x 10.2 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless. Everted, flaring, tubular rim, folded round and down, with broad almost horizontal inner shoulder; irregular S-shaped side to body, curving in to uneven integral tubular base ring; large kick in bottom. Broken and repaired, with three holes in side; some pinprick and larger bubbles; deep pitting and brilliant iridescent weathering. Mis-shapen base ring, so does not stand securely.
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. LXXXV, 2, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5577, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.