The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 176
Translucent pale blue green. Rounded, flaring rim, with horizontal outward rib below; slightly convex side of uneven height, tapering downwards to broad, intregral tubular base ring; flat bottom but with kick at center, forming thickened dome, and traces of pontil scar. Intact; pinprick bubbles and blowing striations; some dulling and faint iridescence, with small patches of creamy brown 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. LXXXVIII, 4, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5592, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.