Compare with a box and cover of very similar design attributed to the Qing imperial workshops illustrated by H.L. Huang in The Exquisite Art of Bamboo Carving, Taipei, 2007, pp. 166-169. Another from the Dr. Ip Yee Collection, signed Pu Cheng, was included in the exhibition, Bamboo Carving of China, 1983 and illustrated by Wang Shixiang and Wan-go Weng, Catalogue, no. 26.
Compare also the similar depiction of a gourd, particularly of the leaves and trailing vine, on a white jade double-gourd-shaped vessel in the Alan and Simone Hartman Collection sold at Christie's Hong Kong, Important Chinese Jades from the Personal Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, Part II, 27 November 2007, lot 1552.