Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25th November 1981, lot 155.
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2nd May 2005, lot 601.
A bowl of this decoration and a Chenghua mark in a double square was included in the exhibition Ch'ing Polychrome Porcelain, Hong Kong Oriental Ceramic Society, Hong Kong, 1977, cat. no. 57; one in the Shanghai Museum, illustrated in Kangxi Porcelain Ware from the Shanghai Museum Collection, Shanghai, 1998, cat. no. 175; a pair of similar bowls was sold in these rooms, 17th May 1988, lot 211; and a pair of slender beakers from the Edward T. Chow collection with related decoration and Chenghua marks was sold in these rooms, 25th November 1980, lot 131.
For the Chenghua origin of this design see a slender doucai cup illustrated in Enamelled Ware of the Ming Dynasty. Porcelain of the National Palace Museum, Hong Kong, 1966, pl. 17.
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