Compare the rectangular red lacquer box and cover in the National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing, of larger size (36.7 cm. long) but with similarly carved bird and flower decoration and dated to the Ming dynasty, illustrated in A Journey into China's Antiquity, Beijing, 1997, p. 133, no. 122. See, also, the Jiajing-marked rectangular box and cover in the Linden-Museum, Stuttgart, carved with a similar design, illustrated in Im Zeichen Des Drachen, Linden-Museum, Stuttgart, 2006, p. 125, no. 48.