The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with light green tinge. Rim short and everted, cracked off and ground; cylindrical body with sides expanding slightly downwards, then curving in sharply to integral, thick pad base; flat bottom with central circular indent. Traces of horizontal cut line on upper part of body. Broken and repaired, with two chips in rim and large cracks in body; pinprick bubbles; deep pitting, thick creamy brown weathering, and brillant iridescence on exterior; soil encrustation and thick weathering on interior.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5530, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.