Height: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Diameter: 3 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. (8.9 x 7.3 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with blue green tinge. Knocked-off, uneven rim; slightly bulging collar below rim; side expanding downward, then angled in to join convex bottom with deep, pointed kick at center. Band of faint wheel-abraded lines below bulge at top of body; two more horizontal lines on body above angle. Intact; bubbles and blowing striations; dulling, pitting, and brilliant iridescent weathering.
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. 5496, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2017. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Ancient Glass. no. 49, pp. 18, 66, 76–77, 81, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.