Censers of this flaring rectangular form are rare in comparison with similar decorated examples of oval section. For similar rectangular examples compare a similar censer and cover, decorated with mythical beasts and with a matching stand sold in our London rooms, 16th May 2012, lot 154; and one without the stand sold in these rooms, 21st September 2006, lot 231; another sold at Christie's London, 1st November 1982, lot 99. See also a censer without the cover sold in these rooms, 26th February 1983, lot 326, and a related example but with dragon decoration overall, sold in these rooms, 21st March 2018, lot 630. An oval-section example of this type is in the Saint Louis Museum of Art and illustrated in Philip K. Hu, Later Chinese Bronzes, The Saint Louis Art Museum and Robert E. Kresko Collections, Saint Louis, 2008, pl. 18.