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Headrest

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .127 H. .228 Length: .06 W.

Accession Number

72.4254

Medium or Technique

Wood, ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Octagonal fluting on leg; two pieces; fine-grained; smooth finish; three black and white ivory eyes on each side.

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