Compare the stool of very similar design and proportions, one of a pair, in the Shanghai Museum, illustrated by Wang Shixiang in Classic Chinese Furniture, Hong Kong, 1986, p. 58-59, nos. 9 and 11. Refer, also, to the stool illustrated by G. Ecke in Chinese Domestic Furniture, Vermont and Japan, 1962, pl. 95, no. 75.
Compare the pair sold in these rooms in the sale of Important Chinese Furniture Formerly the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture Collection, 19 September 1996, lot 15.