Front of cat
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
Height x width: 11.3 x 2.7 x 3.4 cm (4 7/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment, Brown wood. Vestiges of white priming. Fore paws together, body split off just back of these.
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.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way