The unusual form and design of the present table can be found in some other tables of smaller sizes. Wang Shi Xiang discusses this in Connoisseurship of Chinese Furniture, Hong Kong, 1990, vol. I, p. 56. See a similar example in the collection of the Palace Museum in Beijing, illustrated in ibid., vol. II, pl. 59; and another example in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, illustrated in Chinese Furniture, London, 1988, fig. 47.