Similar boxes of this size and type have been published but this example stands out amongst the group for the depth and outstanding quality of the carving.
C.f. a similar box and cover without the a mark in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in Zhongguo Meishu Quanji, Beijing, 1989, vol. 8, Lacquer, pl. 172. Another is illustrated in Kaogu, 2, 1994, pl. 87, pl. 11; and another example with a Qianlong mark in the Avery Brundage Collection, is illustrated by H. Garner, Chinese Lacquer, p. 148, fig. 90.
A smaller box and cover of the same type sold in these Rooms, Important Chinese Art From The Manno Art Museum, 28 October 2002, lot 568.