The elegant design combines the Three Auspicious Fruits: the peach (symbolizing longevity), the pomegranate (symbolizing fertility) and the persimmon (symbolizing joy). This design is found on a similar Yongzheng-marked stem bowl in the Palace Museum Collection, Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - 36 - Blue and White Porcelain with Underglazed Red (III), Hong Kong, p. 223, no. 204. Another stem bowl with this design is illustrated by Yang Boda, The Tsui Museum of Art. Chinese Ceramics IV; Qing Dynasty, Hong Kong, 1995, no. 64.