Bottle

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 4.5 cm (4 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.1394

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small vase, long thin neck, plain brown; depression in side; rim nicked; no decoration. Tag with the number 765 on side. Imitating glass-ware.

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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way