Compare a similar vase included in the exhibition In Pursuit of the Dragon: Traditions and Transitions in Ming Ceramics, Seattle Art Museum, 1988, cat. no. 7, attributed to the mid-14th century. See two others of similar design: the first sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 7th May 2002, lot 566, the second sold at Christie's New York, 18th September 2014, lot 912. For an example painted with a lotus scroll, attributed to the first half of the 14th century, see one illustrated in Suzanne G. Valenstein, A Handbook of Chinese Ceramics, New York, 1989, pl. 131.