« Watashi no shuppatsu o iwau tame ni. Shashin ni watashi to Watashi wa mina anata o okora seru.
'Blanc de chine' figure of a Bodhidharma with crackled glaze. This figure represents the legendary founder of Buddhism, Bodhidharma, seated cross-legged on an oval dais in meditation with his eyes closed. He is dressed in monastic robes and is identified by his prominent curly eyebrows, whiskers and beard, which are suggested by incised lines. Ming dynasty 1600-1644 (circa)