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Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism

Gallery 3

Altar Bowl with Tibetan Inscription
Ming dynasty, Xuande reign mark (1426– 1435)
porcelain painted with cobalt blue and with incised decoration under transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware)
height: 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm), diameter: 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
gift of Mrs. Stanley Herzman, 1984