Model female figure

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.115

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Wooden model female figure. She is squatting. She wears a white gessoed dress with a strap over the left shoulder. She wears a black wig. The face is battered. Her eyes are outlined in black. The arms are broken, but stumps extend outward. There is a flat base. The wood is decayed and cracked. It is light weight.
Paper sticker “478”.

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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way