Compare the similar meiping from the E. T. Chow Collection, Geneva, illustrated in colour by M. Beurdeley and G. Raindre, op.cit., 1987, pl.153, and by Macintosh, Chinese Blue and White Porcelain, pl.IX. Another example from the T. Y. Chao Collection was exhibited at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1978, sold in Hong Kong, 19 May 1987, lot 271, and now in the S. C. Ko Tianminlou Collection, illustrated in the Catalogue, vol.I, pl.63. A further example sold in our Hong Kong Rooms, 4 November 1996, lot 774.
For an early Ming prototype, compare the example illustrated The Illustrated Catalogue of Ming Dynasty Porcelain inthe National Palace Museum, Yongle Ware, pl.12. A vase of this design with a Yongzheng mark was exhibited Qing Imperial Porcelain of the Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Reigns, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1995, Catalogue no.41.