A Zoroastrian Bowl
A triumphant king, captured warriors, a glorious peacock — images on a ceremonial silver bowl tell ancient tales. Join docent Gail Uilkema as she unlocks the puzzle and explains the action in this Takeout Tuesday.
ABOUT TAKEOUT TUESDAYS
“Take out” a taste of art! Join museum docents and fellow art lovers for interactive lunchtime encounters with selected artworks from the collection. We’ll gather in a Zoom meeting to look closely at compelling works using high-resolution images and learn some fun facts. Each week will focus on a different topic. Simply turn on your microphone to join the discussion.
Closed captions are available. Takeout Tuesdays will be offered every Tuesday while social distancing requirements curtail our on-site programming.
Image: Ceremonial bowl with Zoroastrian themes, approx. 1875. India; probably Mumbai. Silver alloy with zinc and copper. Asian Art Museum, Acquisition made possible by the Zarthosti Anjuman of Northern California, Rati Forbes, Betty N. Alberts, and members of the board of the Society for Asian Art in honor of Past President Nazneen Spliedt, 2009.25. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
The Asian Art Museum Docent Program is generously supported by the Dhanam Foundation and Society for Asian Art.