A cupstand of this type with a lotus scroll replacing the chrysanthemums was excavated from the waste heaps of the Ming imperial kilns at Zhushan, Jingdezhen, and included in the exhibition Jingdezhen chutu Ming chu guanyao ciqi/Imperial Hongwu and Yongle Porcelain Excavated at Jingdezhen, Chang Foundation, Taipei, 1996, cat. no. 17.
Compare also a copper-red version of the present dish, from the Meiyintang collection, published in Krahl, op. cit., vol. 2, pl. 644, sold in these rooms, 7th April 2011, lot 44.
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