The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with pale greenish tinge. Uneven, knocked-off rim; slightly bulging collar below rim; vertical sides, rounded at base; almost flat bottom. One horizontal wheel-cut groove on collar; twelve vertical indents in sides. Intact; pinprick bubbles; slight pitting, but most of surfaces covered with creamy, enamel-like weathering with brilliant iridescence.
From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Idalion (modern Dali)
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5685, p. 512, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2017. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Ancient Glass. no. 76, p. 92, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.