Bowls of this type have been excavated from the Guantai kiln site in Cixian, Hebei province, from the uppermost strata, which are dated to the early to mid-fourteenth century. See 'Hebei sheng Cixian Guantai Cizhou yao yizhi fajue jianbao', Wenwu, 1990:4, p. 16, fig. 36, no. 5 and fig. 37.
Related bowls are in the Victoria and Albert Museum, illustrated in B. Gray, Sung Porcelain and Stoneware, London/Boston, 1984, p. 121, no. 97; the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, illustrated by He Li, Chinese Ceramics, New York, 1996, p. 181, no. 378; the David J. Menke Collection, illustrated by R. Mowry, Hare's Fur, Tortoiseshell, and Partridge Feathers, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 1996, p. 170, no. 58; and the Barlow Collection, illustrated by M. Sullivan, Chinese Ceramics, Bronzes and Jades, London, 1963, no. 50a. Another bowl of this type, from the Falk Collection, was sold in these rooms, 21 September 2001, lot 444.