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Gourd-shaped bottle

Photo: Nathaniel Willson

Gourd-shaped bottle

11th-12th century

Stoneware with celadon glaze
13 × 7 in. (33 × 17.8 cm)
Gift of Frank S. Bayley III in honor of the reopening of the Seattle Asian Art Museum
Provenance: [Zetterquist Gallery, New York, 2010]; purchased from gallery by Frank S. Bayley III, San Francisco, California, 2018; to Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, 2021
Photo: Nathaniel Willson
Now on view at the Asian Art Museum


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Boundless: Stories of Asian Art, Feb. 8, 2020 - ongoing.

Published ReferencesFoong, Ping, Xiaojin Wu, and Darielle Mason. "An Asian Art Museum Transformed." Orientations vol. 51, no. 3 (May/June 2020): p. 61, reproduced fig. 22 (installation view).

Seattle Art Museum respectfully acknowledges that we are on Indigenous land, the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. We honor our ongoing connection to these communities past, present, and future.

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