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Wooden model female figure. She is seated. The arms are missing, which would have been pegged. The left leg is broken off. There is evidence of worm activity on the rear of the left side. There are traces of plaster and black paint. The wood is very decayed, and the details are worn. Paper...

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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. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

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Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way



Height x width: 7.5 x 3.2 cm (2 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

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The Ancient World