Jue of this type were discovered in the lavishly furnished royal tomb of King Wu Ding (1324-1265 BC), and are illustrated in Tomb of Lady Hao at Yinxu in Anyang, Beijing, 1980, pl. 58. A related jue is also illustrated in Robert W. Bagley, Shang Ritual Bronzes in the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, Washington D.C., 1987, no. 13; and another very close example in Zhongguo qingtonqi quanji, vol. 3, Beijing, 1997, pl. 26. Compare also a similar example sold in these rooms, 22nd September 2004, lot 101; and another on 31st March 2005, lot 149.