A pair of similar bowls is illustrated in Chinese Porcelain, The S.C. Ko Tianminlou Collection, Hong Kong, 1987, pl. 50, where it is noted that the Eight Trigrams, bagua, invented by the legendary Fuxi in remote antiquity and adopted by the Daoists during the Ming period, are rarely found on Qing dynasty porcelain.
Other examples include a bowl in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in Qing Shunzhi Kangxi chao qinghua ci, Beijing, 2005, no. 118, and another from the Goldschmidt Collection, formerly in the collections of E. and J. Baerwald, Berlin and J. Post, Amsterdam, sold at Sotheby's London, 17 December 1980, lot 654 and again at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 13 November 1990, lot 6.