4 1/2in. (11.5cm)
Other: 2 3/16in. (5.5cm)
Diam. of rim: 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless. Rim folded out, over, and in; broad mouth; cylindrical neck with slight bulge towards bottom and tooling around base; elongated piriform body with almost straight sides; concave bottom. Intact; some bubbles; deep weathering and pitting; brilliant iridescence.
From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Idalion (modern Dali), according to the records following the Atlas.
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, Plates & Text 1–150. pl. XCIX, 3, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5155, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.