H. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm); diameter 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This cup and its counterpart, 74.51.1385, are noteworthy for their elegant shape, fine potting, and use of a coral red slip. During the second quarter of the fifth century B.C., there was renewed interest in colorful effects on Attic vases, leading to a resurgence of special techniques such as white ground and coral red. It is interesting also that the two cups were found on Cyprus.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1733, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.