Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.
This censer was included in the exhibition, Transitional Wares and Their Forerunners, Oriental Ceramic Society, Hong Kong, 1981, no. 53.
Mao, Philip Wen-chee, "A Ming Blue and White Incense Burner with a T'ai-Ch'ang Mark", Archives of Asian Art, XXIII (1969-70).
Discussed by Jessica Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, p. 350.
Transitional Wares and Their Forerunners, The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 29 January - 29 March 1981, p. 106, no. 53.