A pair of similar monkeys are ilustrated by Carl Albiker, Die Meissener Porzellantiere im 18. Jahrhundert (Berlin, 1959), nos. 167 and 168. Similar examples were sold in these Rooms on 21st June 1965, lot 157; on 20th October 1975, lot 174; on 6th July 1981, lot 188 and on 7th October 1985, lot 188. Another example of the female monkey is illustrated by Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan (Munich, 1966), no. 1062.