Comparable examples are illustrated in the American Exhibitions of Chinese Art, Catalogue, no. 213, from the Avery Brundage Collection; ibid., no. 66, from the Holmes Collection; in Zhongguo Meishu Quanji, vol. 2, p. 95, no. 301; Zhongguo gudaishi cunkaotulu; Sui, Tang wudai shiqi (Illustrated Reference of Ancient Chinese History; The Sui, Tang and Five Dynasties Periods), Shanghai, 1990, p. 116 and by Watson, Tang and Liao Ceramics, p. 44, pl. 23; and in Zhongguo taoci quanji: Tang sancai (The Great Treasury of Chinese Ceramics; Tang Three-colour Ceramics), pl. 84. Another example from the Stephen Junkunc III Collection sold in our New York Rooms, 28 March 1996, lot 319.
A vessel with a cover in the form of a lily pad with a toad knop, was included in the exhibition, The Arts of the T'ang, Los Angeles County Museum, January 8-February 17, 1957, Catalogue, no. 66.