Inscription: An eight-character inscription, "Jiajing xinyou jinshen jiaqi," ("Excellent vessel for Official use. The xinyou year of the Jiajing period").
This date corresponds to the year 1561
Stanley Herzman , New York (until 1991; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Selection of Chinese Ceramics from the Adele and Stanley Herzman Collection," June 1, 1990–August 26, 1990.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Four Seasons," January 28, 2006–August 13, 2006.