A dish with barbed well and rim with a similar lychee branch in the center is illustrated by R. Krahl, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, vol. 1, London, 1986, p. 303, no. 243. The underglaze blue prototype is illustrated by A. Pope, Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine, Washington, 1906, pl. 41.
See, also, a fifteenth century blue and white dish with a loquat branch in the Idemitsu Museum of Arts, illustrated in The 15th Anniversary Catalogue, Tokyo, 1981, p. 511, no. 789.
The elaborate lotus scroll, seldom found in celadon wares, also appears in early fifteenth century blue and white porcelain, an example of which is illustrated by R. Krahl, op. cit., vol. II, no. 598.