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Faience miniature vase, dark blue-green glaze; rolled, flat rim (nicked), flat, slightly flaring base; lotus-pattern painted in black on surface; fair condition.

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, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 3 x 3 cm (1 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1420

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels