Sold in our London Rooms, 11 December 1989, lot 106.
A Jiajing jar of this pattern is illustrated in Chinese Porcelain, The S.C. Ko Tianminlou Collection, vol. I, pl. 72 and by Liu Liang-yu in Ming Official Wares, vol. 4, p. 204. Other examples were sold in London, 25th April 1933, from the Winkworth Collection, lot 347; 27th November, 1973, lot 297, from the Collection of Lord Hollenden; and in Hong Kong, 29 April 1992, lot 55.
Compare also the related Jiajing vase from the Tokyo National Museum, with bird and flower panels illustrated in Sekai Toji Zenshu, vol. 14, col. pl. 101 and Oriental Ceramics, Kodansha Series, vol. 1, col. pl. 23; and another decorated with flowers illustrated in Masterpieces of Old Chinese Ceramics from Ataka Collection, 1975, no. 105.