5 15/16in. (15.2cm) Other: 3 1/16in. (7.8cm) Diam. of rim: 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with green tinge. Tubular rim folded out, over, and in; cylindrical neck, expanding downward, with slight tooling around base; sides of body expanding outward and downward; slightly concave bottom with trace of central pontil mark. Intact, excpet for small hole in lower part of body; pinprick bubbles; patches of deep pitting and iridescent weathering.
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. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5312, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2017. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Ancient Glass. no. 377, pp. 187, 260–61, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.