A number of these dishes with an upright dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' are known. The earliest examples dated to the Song dynasty include one in the Sedgewick Collection which was exhibited at the Oriental Ceramic Society, London, Celadon Wares, 1947, Catalogue, pl. I, no. 40. Other related dishes are illustrated by J. Ayers and Krahl, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, vol. I, London, 1986, pp. 255-6, nos. 58-62. An example showing similar scroll designs in the well from the Gordon Collection was sold at Christie's New York, 24 March 2011, lot 1134. Other examples were sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 1 Jun 2011, lot 3817 and 30 November 2011, lot 3020.