This design originates from the Chenghua prototype, such as the example with chrysanthemums and butterflies, illustrated in Chogoku Toji Zenshu, vol. 21, pl. 1.
Compare the present lot with a Qianlong-marked pair of jars in the Tianjin Art Museum, included in the exhibition of Chinese Treasures of 5000 Years, Japan, 1985, and illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 46; and a single jar and cover in the National Palace Museum, Taibei, in the Illustrated Catalogue of Ch'ing Dynasty Porcelain, pl. 24.