Famille-rose jardinières of this lobed form with their matching stands are unusual, although a similar example, but lacking the winged dragons, in the Nanjing Museum, is illustrated in Zhongguo Qingdai guanyao ciqi [Official Chinese porcelain of the Qing dynasty], Shanghai, 2003, p. 246, together with another painted with a lotus scroll, pl. 246; and one of barbed hexagonal form painted with sinuous dragons, p. 261.
Jardinières of this form are also known decorated in a variety of colour grounds; see for example a yellow-ground jardinière and stand, illustrated ibid., p. 256; a ruby-ground example sold in these rooms, 12th-13th May 1976, lot 281; and a pink-ground jardinière lacking the stand, sold in our New York rooms, 13th-14th September 2016, lot 263.
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