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S1996.108

Gourd-shaped bottle in the form of a bearded ascetic holding a lotus

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1996.108
<p>Gourd-shaped bottle with head and arms of a bearded male worshipper holding a lotus bud (neck missing). Thinly thrown on fast potter&#8217;s wheel from coil added to flat disk, possibly with additional clay added as coil at upper edge of &#8220;body&#8221; to throw &#8220;head&#8221; and bottle neck. Base smooth, slightly concave. Egg-shaped lower lobe tapers &#8230;</p>