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Model seated male figure

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Wooden model seated male figure. He has a very long body with grotesque proportions. It is much worn. The arms are missing. The legs are short. There are traces of red paint on the body and black paint on the hair. There is a peg in the base for attaching. Paper stickers "503" and...

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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. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Height x width: 16.1 x 3.1 cm (6 5/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4154

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

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Models