A bowl of this type is published in Gu taoci ziliao xuancui, Beijing, 2005, pl. 143; and a pair of bowls from the Edward T. Chow collection, was sold in these rooms, 25th November 1980, lot 128. Further examples were also sold in these rooms including a pair, 14th November 1989, lot 228, and a single bowl, 15th May 1990, lot 282.
This lotus bouquet design is a Yongzheng innovation and was reproduced by successive Qing emperors; see a Qianlong example sold in these rooms, 2nd May 2000, lot 735; a Jiaqing bowl in the Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, published in the Official Kiln Porcelain of the Chinese Qing Dynasty, Shanghai, 2003, p. 362; and a Daoguang version included in the exhibition Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1983, cat. no. 28.
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