Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Translucent cobalt blue. Plain, inverted rim, with beveled upper edge; ovoid body, tapering downward; small, concave bottom. On exterior, a deep and wide horizontal groove below rim in a band with narrower and shallower groove immediately below; another horizontal band of two close-set abraded grooves around body halfway down side. Broken and repaired with several chips in lower side and two patches of fill, one in rim; pinprick and larger bubbles, with striations; dulling, iridescence, and small patches of creamy weathering. Rotary grinding marks on exterior.
Milleker, Elizabeth J. 2000. The Year One: Art of the Ancient World East and West no. 49, pp. 62-3, 206, New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.