Kohl pot with monkey
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Height x width: 5.7 x 4.1 cm (2 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Seated monkey, clasping a hollow cylinder; light-colored, fine-grained stone; much blackened; no glaze.
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