Ring stand

Egyptian


Dimensions

Diameter: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4750

Medium or Technique

Rushes

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Rushes worked into circular form and bound with wide strips.

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