Previously sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 21 May 1979, lot 126.
Compare a pair of identical vases sold at Sotheby's London, 10 December 1985, lot 271, illustrated in Chinese Ceramics in the Idemitsu Collection, Tokyo, 1987, pl. 961
Compare also a blue and white example sold in these Rooms, 27 October 2003, lot 634; a doucai example in the Chang Foundation illustrated in Selected Chinese Ceramics from the Han to the Qing, p. 358, col. pl. 160.; and a celadon-glazed example from the J.M. Hu Family Collection included in Christie's exhibition of Important Chinese Ceramics from the Robert Chang Collection, London, 1993, Catalogue, no. 71.