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; one in the Beijing Palace Museum, illustrated in Blue and White Porcelain with Underglazed Red (I), The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Hong Kong, 2000, pl. 154; one from the Stephen Wootton Bushell bequest in the British Museum, illustrated by J. Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2000, pl. 4:27, where the author mentioned the use of the pomegranate as symbolic of fertility and the lotus for its Buddhist associations, p. 134; one in the National Palace Museum, Taiwan, illustrated in the Catalogue of the Special Exhibition of Selected Hsuan-te Imperial Porcelains of the Ming Dynasty, 1998, no. 154; two 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; and another bowl from the collections of Wu Lai-hsi, George Eumorfopoulos and Enid and Brodie Lodge, most recently sold in these Rooms, 28 November 2005, lot 1412.