Overall: 6 3/4 x 3 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (17.1 x 9.2 x 4.1 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Candlestick unguentarium. Colorless with greenish tinge. Rounded rim, pressed into sides of flaring mouth; tall cylindrical neck, flaring downward; sides of wide, flat body expanding sharply outward; broad, pushed-in bottom. Two concentric, wheel-cut (?) lines on body immediately below neck. Intact; pinprick and elongated bubbles; deep pitting and brilliant iridescence with patches of cramy brown weathering.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5317, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2017. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Ancient Glass. no. 370, pp. 186, 255–56, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.