Beaker

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 13.3 x 11.1 cm (5 1/4 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1418

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

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