Qianlong mark and period vases of this form and design are held in important museums and private collections worldwide; a vase in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, is illustrated in Porcelain of the National Palace Museum. Blue and White Ware of the Ch'ing Dynasty, Hong Kong, 1968, pl. 2; another in the Nanjing Museum, is published in The Official Kiln Porcelain of the Chinese Qing Dynasty, Shanghai, 2003, pl. 235; a third was sold in these rooms, 12th/13th May 1976, lot 160; and a further vase was sold in our London rooms, 17th November 1970, lot 108.
Vases of this form continued to be made in the succeeding reigns; see for example a Daoguang mark and period version illustrated in Geng Baochang ed., Ming Qing ciqi jianding [Connoisseurship of Ming and Qing Porcelains], Hong Kong, 1993, pl. 510.
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