Overall: 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
Diam.: 3 3/8 x 1 11/16 in. (8.6 x 4.3 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Tall candlestick unguentarium. Translucent deep blue green. Tubular rim folded out, down, over and in, with beveled upper surface; tall, slender, and slightly concave cylindrical neck, with tooling marks around base; conical body; deep pushed-in bottom, with small circular pontil mark at center. Intact; pinprick and elongated bubbles; deep pitting, dulling, and iridescence with patches of thick creamy brown, enamel-like weathering.
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. CI, 3, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5306, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.