Previously sold in London, 6 December 1994, lot 199.
A similarly-decorated beaker vase in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, is illustrated in Oriental Ceramics, Kodansha Series, vol. 12, pl. 43; a comparable famille verte and gilt yanyan vase with lotus and songbirds in The Palace Museum, Beijing, is illustrated in Kangxi, Yongzheng, Qianlong, p. 53, fig. 36.