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Inlay head of a jackal

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Provenance

Before 1897, Count Michael Tyszkiewicz (d. 1897), Paris; June 8-10, 1898, Tyszkiewicz sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, lot 76. By 1908, Frederick George Hilton Price (b. 1842 - d. 1909), London (Catalogue II, p. 29, no. 4237); July 11-21, 1911, Hilton Price sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 1409 (pl. 38). 1959, sold by Robert Gordon Faudree to Horace L. Mayer (b. 1899 - d. 1968), Williamstown, MA [see note 1]; to his widow, Florence Ellen Mayer, Williamstown; 1972, gift of Mrs. Mayer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 10, 1973) NOTES: [1] First lent by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA on October 30, 1959 (loan no. 53.59).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 4.1 x 0.6 x 4.5 cm (1 5/8 x 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1078

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture