A ewer and cover of this lobed form but incised with figures, unearthed in the west of Beijing, is illustrated in Zhongguo taoci quanji. Tang Wudai [The complete works of Chinese ceramics. Tang and Five dynasties], vol. 6, 2000 pl. 153, together with two further examples, the first incised with floral medallions, and the second undecorated and lacking the cover, pls 147 and 164 respectively. See also another globular ewer incised with floral medallions included in the exhibition Early Chinese Ceramics. An American Private Collection, J.J. Lally & Co. Oriental Art, New York, 2005, cat. no. 47.
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