New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Height x diameter (max): 15.8 x 12 cm (6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood and painted gesso
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
Model of a one-handled pitcher, painted black and white to imitate porphyry. The top of the lid is decorated with a quartered pattern of black, yellow, white and red bands.
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