Overall: 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Diam.: 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. (3.2 x 1.9 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless, with slight blue green tinge. Rim folded out, down, over, and in, with beveled upper surface and slight verticla lip above mouth; short cylindrical neck, tooled in around base; elongated globular body; small rounded but slanting bottom. Intact; pinprick bubbles and blowing striations; dulling and iridescence on exterior, soil encrustation and creamy weathering around mouth, and patches of iridescent weathering on interior.
From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Idalion (modern Dali)
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. CVI, 5, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5367, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.