Lotiform cup and base
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III
Height x diameter:11.4 x 7.6 cm (4 1/2 x 3 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The surface of this cup, in the form of a lotus blosson, is smooth and slightly polished. The base is a separate piece.
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