MAGNIFICIENT Qing Chinese large vase. All decorated with blue and white vases that were famous in Yongzheng reign. It has a thick vase body, a sturdy vase in a round body, gently tapered, shaped in a rotund body with rounded shoulders converging into a tall straight neck, smooth narrowed mouth, with a slightly concaved foot base. Hand painted ornamentations are rendered in clean white underglaze base color which contrast against the cobalt blue fine color. The main body decorated with snarling huge imperial dragon careening through flaming ruyi clouds interspersed with flower blooms, interlocking with tendril and foliage rounded the vase. The upper mouth neck decorated with scrolling flower blooms and interlocking tendril and foliage, banded with double fine blue ring lines on the rim. Dragon is the symbol of the Emperor, the Son of Heaven, eternity, Yang and Yin, male vigor, represent longevity, wealth, abundance and fecundity. The porcelain conformed all required specimen to be high valued Chinese porcelain wares, with finest material, the whiteness, the glaze, the carving, and the shape. Without overlap the outlines of the design, well carved, clear, subtle, and distinct.
The under-base bears a reign mark, a vertical six underglaze blue script characters reign mark, enclosed within double fine rings, Made in The Years of Yongzheng Reign Period of The Great Qing Dynasty.
Measurements: 17-1/2" H x 12-7/8" Diam.
From the collections of Mrs. Gillilan estates from Kensington, W. These items were purchased by a prominent antiques collector in June of 1925 from HAMPTON & SONS on the premises. Seeking historical and collectible items he attended numerous auctions and estate sales in the area.
The same provenance collections offered at this Auctions can be found on Lot-30 Through Lot-56.