A number of these bowls designed with two bands of lotus petals on the exterior are published, including an example recovered from shards found at the Zhushan Imperial kilns, illustrated in Xuande Imperial Porcelain excavated at Jingdezhen, Chang Foundation, Taipei, 1998, fig. 107. Another example from the Dr Stephen Wootton Bushell bequest in the British Museum is illustrated by J. Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics, London, 2000, p. 134, fig. 4:27, where the author mentioned the use of pomegranate as symbolic fertility because of its many seeds and the lotus for its Buddhist associations, ibid. Compare also three other similar bowls, the first in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, illustrated in Catalogue of the Special Exhibition of Selected Hsuan-te Imperial Porcelains of the Ming Dynasty, 1998, no.154; and two were included in An Exhibition of Blue-Decorated Porcelain of the Ming Dynasty, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1949, pl. 55, from the Roy Leventritt collection, and pl. 56 from the Richard B. Hobart collection.