A closely related example is illustrated in John Ayers, Chinese Ceramics in the Baur Collection, vol. 2, Geneva, 1999, pl. 338; another in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, is published in Oriental Ceramics. The World's Great Collection, vol. 2, Tokyo, 1982, pl. 163; and a third example from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is included in Sekai toji zenshu, vol. 15, pls. 238-39. See also a bowl sold in our London rooms, 1st April 1974, lot 356, and again in these rooms, from the British Rail Pension Fund, 16th May 1989, lot 84; and a pair sold twice in these rooms, 29th October 1991, lot 278, and 8th April 2011, lot 3075.
For the Kangxi original of this design compare a bowl with a Kangxi yuzhi mark in blue enamel, in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, illustrated in Porcelain of the National Palace Museum. Fine Enamelled Ware of the Ch'ing Dynasty. K'ang-hsi Period, Hong Kong, 1967, pl. 2.
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