Amulet of a phallic boy
Height x Length: 0.9 x 2.5 cm (3/8 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pale blue; no glaze; surface rough; lines rude; encrusted with brown; figure of phallic boy with suspension ring at back.
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