One of a pair sold in our London Rooms, 9 May 1994, lot 7.
Cf. other ruby-back dishes with similar interior scenes of a lady and boys, one of the same size as the present lot, previously from the James A. Garland and J. Pierpont Morgan Collections, illustrated by Bushell and Laffan, Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains, 1907, no. 484; and a slightly larger one exhibited at the Manchester City Art Gallery, 1913, no. C352, sold in our New York Rooms, 25 March 1998, lot 224.
A Yongzheng dish with the identical interior decoration but without the ruby enamel exterior, is in the Percival David Foundation, London, included in the joint exhibition with C. P. Lin, Elegant Form and Harmonious Decoration, 1992, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 156.