A similar bowl with Kangxi mark is illustrated by R. Krahl and C. von Spee in Chinese Ceramics from the Gulexuan Collection, Germany, 2003, pp. 128-9, no. 97, which was previously sold in our London rooms, 13 December 1976, lot 55. Another in the Percival David Foundation is included in the Illustrated Catalogue of Ming and Ch'ing Monochrome, London, 1973, no. A599. Bowls of this type continued to be made during the Qianlong and Daoguang periods, as evidenced by the preceding lot.