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Pair of dishes
Ming dynasty, Tianqi period 1621-1627

porcelain, enamel
(a) 3.6 × 16.7 cm diameter
(b) 3.6 × 16.5 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, south-east China, China
(a-b) painted in brush and blue ink (in Chinese characters) on base c.: (mark of Tianqi (1621-1627) period)
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of H. W. Kent, 1938
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Asian Gallery Temporary Exhibtion Gallery
Mezzanine linked to Level 1, NGV International
Physical description
(a) Bodhidarma crossing the water on a reed. (b) Scholar and attendant in landscape.