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Set of four model vessels on base

Set of four model vessels attached to an oval base. Vessels are conicawide at the base and tapering to the top. Detailed with holes in the tops of the vessels. Three of the vessels are broken off of the base. Glaze is bright blue and thick. One vessel was broken off and reattached.

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, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Accession Number

72.2979

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels