This jar has a flat base with sides that widen gradually to slight shoulders. The neck flares outward to a flattened and everted rim. There is oblique veining in the stone. Some chips are broken off the rim. Other than that, the jar is intact.
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)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way