H.: 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm)
Diam.: 6 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (16.8 x 9.2 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with slight blue tinge. Slightly everted, rounded, vertical rim; short, concave side to body, then turned in to tall, tubular, integral base ring; almost flat bottom, thickened at center and with central pontil scar. Intact; blowing striations but few bubbles; some dulling and patches of creamy weathering with iridescence.
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. LXXXVIII, 4, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5594, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.