Compare a moonflask of similar size and type from the Norton Collection, sold in London, 5 November 1960, lot 200, now in the Art Gallery of New South Wales and included in their exhibition of Chinese Ceramics, 1965, Catalogue, no.116; and another from the Reitlinger Collection illustrated by Jenyns, Later Chinese Porcelain, London, 1951, pl.XCIV, fig.1. Another example was exhibited, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1994, Exhibition Catalogue, The Wonders of Potter's Palette, Catalogue no.66. A large moon flask of this type (38.5 cm. high) was included in the exhibition, Splendour of the Qing Dynasty, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 9 June - 2 August 1992, Catalogue, no.139.
Two similar, but smaller examples were sold in our New York Rooms, 29 November 1990, lot 250 and 22 March 1999, lot 303.