The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Horizontal and vertical circles; strainer in mouth.
Cypriot strainer vases probably were influenced by Phoenician examples. They may have been used to strain herb-infused liquids, thus leaving the herbs in the jug.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 818, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 145, p. 92, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.