Compare two Qianlong-marked dishes of this pattern; one illustrated by R. Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, London, 1994, vol. 2, p. 133, no. 763; the other included in the exhibition, Splendour of the Qing Dynasty, Hong Kong, 9 June - 2 August 1992, p. 275, no. 142. Compare, also, a pair of smaller (8½ in. diam) Yongzheng-marked dishes, also of the same pattern, sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 31 October 2000, lot 889.