Previously sold in these Rooms, 8 October 1990, lot 423.
A bowl of this same pattern also with the floral scroll on the exterior ring foot, in the National Palace Museum collection, is illustrated in Catalogue of the Special Exhibition of Selected Hsuan-te Imperial Porcelains of the Ming Dynasty, Taiwan, 1998, p. 151, 48.
A number of similar thickly potted bowls variously decorated with flowers or composite flowers, borne on undulating vines, are published. Cf. two bowls designed with composite floral blooms included in the Philadelphia Museum of Art 1949, Exhibition of Ming Blue-and-White, illustrated in the Catalogue, pls. 60 and 62; and two other examples in the National Palace Museum, illustrated op cit., 1998, p. 145, no. 45, with lingzhi fungus scroll; and p. 153, no. 49, rose scrolls.