Requires Photography

Model food, fruit (?)

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.2976

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model food, fruit? turquoise-blue; glazed; incrusted with brown; hole broken in surface; hollow interior.

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