A closely related jar, in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, is illustrated in the catalogue to the museum’s exhibition The Far-Reaching Fragrance of Tea. The Art and Culture of Tea in Asia, Taipei, 2015, p. 143, fig. 2; a pair was sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 20th March 1990, lot 610; two jars lacking the cover were sold in these rooms, the first from the Goldschmidt collection, 13th November 1990, lot 59, and the second, 23rd October 2005, lot 369; and another was sold in our London rooms, 1st/2nd April 1974, lot 267.
Jars of this form are also known painted in underglaze blue, such as two in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, included ibid., p. 143, pls 1 and 3.
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