The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Small, one-handled jug Colorless with pale green tinge; handle in same color. Uneven rim folded out, round, and partially in, with beveled outer edge; flaring mouth; short cylindrical neck, curving out at base to bulbous body with convex sides; flat but slightly uneven bottom; handle attached as pad to body, drawn out, up, and round, and trailed on to top of neck and outer edge of rim with loop above rim. Intact; some large bubbles, blowing striations, and glassy inclusions; dulling, some pitting, and iridescence, with areas of creamy weathering.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5413, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2017. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Ancient Glass. no. 145, p. 136, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.