Overall: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Diam.: 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent pale blue green. Rounded, thickened rim, folded slightly inwards; flaring mouth; indented body with slightly bulbous sides, tapering downwards; squarish, pushed-in bottom. Cylindrical body has four large indentations extending from below mouth to rounded edge of bottom, giving body horizontal cross section that appears to be square with prominent rounded corners. Intact; some pinprick bubbles; dulling and creamy brown weathering on exterior; some soil encrustation and limy weathering on interior.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5687, p. 512, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.