Dishes with identical decoration are published, one in the National Palace Museum, Taibei, illustrated in the Catalog of the Special Exhibition of K'ang-Hsi, Yung-Cheng and Ch'ien-Lung Porcelain Ware from the Ch'ing Dynasty in the National Palace Museum, 1986, no. 22; and another sold in these Rooms, 13 January 1987, lot 487.
Compare also dishes of the same design but on a yellow-enamelled ground, one in the Beijing Palace Museum, illustrated in Wucai, Doucai, Porcelains in Polychrome and Contrasting Colours, The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, 1999, pl. 210; another sold in these Rooms, 20 March 1990, lot 644; and a bowl decorated on the exterior with a similar dragon and phoenix design against a yellow ground, illustrated in Kangxi Porcelain Wares from the Shanghai Museum Collection, 1998, pl. 160.