Previously sold in these Rooms, 1 October 1991, lot 807.
Compare to a slightly smaller (17.5 cm. diam.) Yongzheng-marked example in the National Palace Museum, Taiwan, included in Qing Kang Yong Qian Mingci Tezhan, A Special Exhibition of Qing Dynasty Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Ceramics, 1986, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 56. Qianlong-period examples with impressed reign marks include one in the Cleveland Museum of Art, illustrated by S. E. Lee, A History of Far Eastern Art, New York, p. 449, pl. 49; one sold in these Rooms, 3 November 1998, lot 939, and later exhibited at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shimmering Colours, Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods, The Zhuyuetang Collection, Hong Kong, 2005, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 168; another sold in these Rooms, 29 April 2002, lot 669; and one sold in our New York Rooms, 26 March 2003, lot 274.