Cf. Furniture of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (II), The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Beijing, 2002, pls. 213-233, for examples of display cabinets made from various types of woods; with pl. 216, a zitan display case (see fig. 1), the most closely related to the upper portion of the present cabinet; and pl. 228, also of zitan wood, which is quite similar in its overall structure, although lacking the gilt painting.