Similar examples of this type of large barbed-rim dish painted with grapes include one exhibited at the Percival David Foundation, London, Elegant Form and Harmonious Decoration, 1992, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 27; one in the Matsuoka Museum, illustrated in Selected Masterpieces of Oriental Ceramics, col. pl. a.54; one illustrated by John Alexander Pope, Chinese Porcelain from the Ardebil Shrine, Washington D. C., 1956, pls. 37 and 38; one by R. Krahl, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, London, 1986, vol. 1, p. 514, no. 606; one illustrated in Chinese Porcelain, The S. C. Ko Tianminlou Collection, Hong Kong, 1987, vol. 1, no. 7; one from the collection of Mrs. Walter Sedgewick, exhibited at the O. C. S., Art of the Ming Dynasty, 1957, illustrated in the Catalogue, pl. 35, and later bequeathed to the British Museum and included in Oriental Ceramics, Kodansha Series, vol. 5, pl. 155; one from the Musée Guimet, Paris, illustrated by Daisy Lion-Goldschmidt, Ming Porcelain, pl. 25; an example from the Freer Gallery, illustrated in Oriental Ceramics, Kodansha Series, vol. 10, pl. 30; one by T. Misugi, Chinese Porcelain Collections in the Near East, vol. III, A40; one exhibited at the Idemitsu Museum of Art 15th Anniversary, 1981, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 781; one from the City Art Gallery, Bristol, included in the O. C. S. Jubilee Exhibition, The Ceramic Art of China, 1971, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 149; and another in the Min Chiu Society exhibition, An Anthology of Chinese Ceramics, 1980, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 74.
Similar examples have also been sold at auction, one in these Rooms, 31 October 1994, lot 546; and another from the F. Gordon Morrill Collection, sold at Doyle New York, 16 September 2003, lot 79.