An Extremely Rare Large Size Early Daoguang Period (1820-1850) Chinese Export Porcelain Vase of baluster form rising to a cylindrical neck.
The main body area decorated in various tones of underglaze blue with a pair of Chinese Dragons and foliate branches with chrysanthemum blossoms on an off white ground, ending with a lower continuous band of prunus blossoms on crushed ice blue ground.
This vase is typically of this period unmarked.
Height: (an impressive) 15.5" (39.5cm). Width: (at widest) 8.5" (21.5cm). Diameter: (at base) 6.5" (16.5cm). Diameter: (top rim) 4.25" (10.5cm).
Provenance: James Adam's Auctioneers, Dublin Ireland.
Country House Collections Sale held at Slane Castle, County Meath, Ireland. October 2010.