New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Height x diameter: 13.3 x 11.1 cm (5 1/4 x 4 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This beaker of blue-green glazed faience has a flat splayed foot, outwardly flaring sides with slight concavity. The pulled rim is straight and squared. A large fragment is broken from the upper body and rim. The vessel has a very heavy presence of brownish incrustations. Only small patches of the original glaze remain. It is broken and mended.
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