Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
3.5 x 2.9 cm (1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Light wood, slight pink tinge. Some white. Split and cracked surface. Bottom flat with hole. Set-off at top.
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 s son C. Granville Way
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way