Compare the bowl of similar shape and size carved with similar fruit and flower sprays on the interior and lotus sprays on the exterior illustrated by R. Krahl, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, vol. I, London, 1986, p. 360, no. 493. See, also, the bowl of this form with the same unusual border of overlapping petal tips at the exterior rim in the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, illustrated by He Li, Chinese Ceramics, New York, 1996, p. 175, no. 357. The style of carving on these bowls is called zhuigong ('raised with an awl') in the Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Government Exhibits for the International Exhibition of Chinese Art London, vol. II, Shanghai, 1948, where another bowl of this type is illustrated, p. 100 (top).