A similar ewer was included in the Inaugural Exhibition, Selected Masterpieces of the Matsuoka Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1975, Catalogue, no. 104.
An early-Ming blue and white proto-type is illustrated by Krahl, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, 1986, vol. II, no. 618. A longquan example dated to 1400 and incised with hibiscus designs is illustrated in ibid no. vol. I, no. 226.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, Kwan Collection, 1983, Catalogue, no. 9
National Museum of History, Taipei, Imperial Porcelain of late Ch'ing, From the Kwan Collection, 1985, Catalogue, no. 9