Kohl jar with attached stand
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Height x diameter: 5 x 3.8 cm (1 15/16 x 1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The body of this kohl jar takes the form of a shouldered jar with an integrated square stand with four short legs. It is complete except for damage at the neck.
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