Other examples of blue and white lotus-form bowls with Wanli marks are illustrated by J. Ayers, The Baur Collection, vol. II, Geneva, 1969, no. A185; by Wang Qing-zheng, Underglaze Blue and Red, Shanghai, 1987, pl. 101; and by J. Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, p. 313, nos. 11:101 and 11:102. Other recorded examples include one in Oriental Ceramics, The World's Great Collections, vol. 11, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1982, no. 91. Another bowl of Wanli date, but unmarked, in the Institut Neerlandais, Paris, is illustrated by D. Lion-Goldschmidt, Ming Porcelain, New York, 1978, pls. 215 and 215a, where the author notes that these bowls were probably intended to hold offerings in Lamaist Buddhist temples. See, also, the Wanli-marked dish of nearly identical size, sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 27 May 2009, lot 1868.