Overall: 4.2 x 5.2 x 4.3 cm (1 5/8 x 2 1/16 x 1 11/16 in.)
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Faience baboon, missing feet, lower legs and base. Hole in top of head, traces of bright green glaze; Upper left corner of head broken off, dual pattern on back and under the head.
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.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way