Previously sold in Hong Kong, 3 May 1994, lot 263.
Cf. other Qianlong vases of this pattern, one from the W. W. Winkworth Collection, illustrated by S. Jenyns, Later Chinese Porcelain, pl. XCI, fig. 2; and another by S. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery, no. 384, together with a second jar with a cylindrical cover, no. 385. Other similar jars with covers include one from the National Palace Museum, Taiwan, illustrated in Enamelled Ware of the Ch'ing Dynasty, Book II, pl. 13; and another illustrated in Chinese Porcelain, The S. C. Ko Tianminlou Collection, pl. 114, where the panoramic view of the design is also shown, pp. 156-7.