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銅製淨甁 高麗
Water bottle (Kundika)

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/2 in. (34.2 cm); W. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.115
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 233
Distinctively shaped containers such as this example were traditionally used in Asia as water sprinklers for Buddhist purification rituals.
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