Similar Zhengde bowls are, for example, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, illustrated in Suzanne G. Valenstein, A Handbook of Chinese Ceramics, New York, 1989, pl. 156; in the British Museum, London, from the Sir Percival David collection, published in Daisy Lion-Goldschmidt, Ming Porcelain, London, 1978, pl. 106. One from the collection of H.R.N. Norton, included in the Mostra d’Arte Cinese/Exhibition of Chinese Art, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1954, cat. no. 687, was sold in our London rooms, 5th November 1963, lot 178 and in these rooms, 18th May 1982, lot 176; another from collections of Lord Cunliffe and later T.Y. Chao was sold in our London rooms, 15th April 1980, lot 222, in these rooms, 18th November 1986, lot 58.
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