Jar, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period China. Porcelain painted in underglaze blue. The highest traditions of early Ming-dynasty brushwork are represented in the bristling dragon on this marvelous jar.
A Large Chinese Blue and White Archaic Dragons Porcelain Vase. Having baluster shaped body, two dragons flanked to the neck. Archaic geometrical patterns resembling facing twin dragons. Marked on base, six blue script -ZhuanShu- characters, QianLong Reign Period of Great Qing 18-1/8"H x 9"W