A blue and white, Kangxi mark and period bowl, of the same rare type as the present example but depicting an agricultural scene, is in the Palace Museum, Beijing and illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Blue and White Porcelain with Underglazed Red (III), Hong Kong, 2000, pl. 64. See also another of this type painted with a scene of rice cultivation in the Shanghai Museum, illustrated in Kangxi Porcelain Wares from the Shanghai Museum, Hong Kong, 1998, pl. 24. Compare also a larger bowl with related decoration and with an apocryphal Chenghua mark, sold in our London rooms, 9th November 2005, lot 279.
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