Monty Python in 16th Century China

Like so many things, the Chinese  had Monty Python well before the West.  My wife was looking through a book on Ming Dynasty Chinese ceramics, and look what she found:

Ming Dynasty monty python

The resemblance of this 1620’s era dish to the Rabbit of Caerbannog is uncanny.  While I am not accusing the Pythons of plagiarism yet, I consider it fair warning to reveal that I am currently looking into rumers of a early Qing dynasty dead panda sketch.


One Response to “Monty Python in 16th Century China”

  1. trealgero Says:

    I am often looking for brand-new articles in the WWW about this issue. Thankz!

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