Overall: 6 1/16 in. (15.4 cm)
Diam.: 3 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. (9.8 x 4.1 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Large candlestick unguentarium. Translucent pale blue green. Tubular rim folded out, over, and in; flaring mouth; tall cylindrical neck, expanding downwards; very narrow horizontal shoulder; squat bulbous body, expanding downwards; broad, concave bottom. Intact; many pinprick and a few larger bubbles; dulling and iridescence on exterior; soil encrustation and iridescent weathering on interior.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5303, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.