Overall: 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Diam.: 4 x 1 5/8 in. (10.2 x 4.1 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Large candlestick unguentarium. Colorless. Tubular rim folded out, down, over and pressed into top of mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding downwards, with slight indent around base; narrow horizontal shoulder; squat sloping body, expanding downwards; flat bottom. Intact; many pinprick and elongated bubbles; deep pitting, dulling, and brilliant iridescence on exterior; limy encrustation and thick brown weathering on interior.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5340, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.