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Erotic figurine of a woman

Figure of a voluptuous woman in an erotic pose. Reddish-brown pottery.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–A.D 364

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7.2 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4921

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture