Tear-bottle

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 6.9 cm (8 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1519

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Reddish colored ground; glazed; much discolored with black; fur molded rings on shoulder.

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