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Faience; sage green; no glaze; edge battered; lower face flat and plain. Convex conical shape with knob at top. Paper with "707" written on it glued to bottom.

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,

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.5 x 2.5 cm (1 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

72.2652

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational