A pair of plates of this very rare type sold in these Rooms on 2nd October 1978, lot 167, are now in a private German Collection and are illustrated by Ulrich Pietsch et al, 'Frühes Meissener Porzellan, Kostbarkeiten aus deutschen Privatsammlungen' Deutsches Keramikmuseum, Düsseldorf and Porzellansammlung im Zwinger, Dresden Exhibition Catalogue (Munich, 1997), p. 141, no. 100. Another example was sold by Sotheby's London on 18th October 1988, lot 380. R. Rückert, Meissener Porzellan (Munich 1966), no. 290 illustrates a related plate with two birds perched on the branch, and without a peacock in flight.