An identical, if not the same, pair of lanterns from the collection of Richard Bennett, Esq., D.L. is illustrated by Gorer and Blacker, Chinese Porcelain and Hard Stones, London, 1911, vol. I, pl. 123. Compare, also, the pair of lanterns illustrated by Hobson, The Later Ceramic Wares of China, London, 1925, p. XLVI, figs. 1 and 2 and the pair sold in our London rooms, 15 June 1999, lot 83.