Height: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Diam.: 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (15.9 x 8.9 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with yellow tinge. Tubular, flaring rim, folded out, down, and in, with narrow, slightly convex inner shoulder; S-shaped side to body, curving in to integral tubular base ring; concave bottom, thickened at center and traces of small pontil mark. Intact; pinprick bubbles; pitting, dulling, and iridescence, with most of exterior covered in thick enamel-like 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, 3, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5591, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Vessberg, Olof. 1952. "Roman Glass in Cyprus." Opuscula archaeologica, 7: p. 114.
Vessberg, Olof and Alfred Wesholm. 1956. The Swedish Cyprus Expedition, Vol. 4, Pt. 3. p. 132, Stockholm: Håkan Ohlssons Boktryckeri.