Model food

Egyptian


Dimensions

Diameter x Length: 1.5 x 2.4 cm (9/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1627

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model food. It has a brilliant blue glaze on a clay base. It is solid. It is mottled. The surface is polished.

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