See D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, London, 1994, p. 93, fig. 83, where the author suggests that this rare design could have biblical connotations. See also F. and N. Hervouët and Y. Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 87, fig. 4.18.