The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Small flask Colorless with pale yellow green tinge. Rim folded out, over, and in; broad, flaring mouth; cylindrical neck expandign downward to join imperceptibly with squat bulbous body; pushed-in bottom with central kick. Intact, except for crack and smal hole in side of neck; many bubbles, some very large; dulling and iridescence weathering on exterior, patches of soil encrustation and creamy brown weathering on interior.
From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Idalion (modern Dali)
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. XCVIII, 1, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5349, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.