Property from a Private Bay Area Collection
A coral red and gilt-enameled porcelain stick neck vase with applied dragon decoration
Qianlong mark, Republic period
The vase finished in iron red enamel with gilt-painted cloud collar band at the rim and highlighting the rampant dragon with black-painted eyes on the shoulder pursuing a precious pearl raised in relief to the globular body, turquoise enamel applied to the interior neck and across the recessed base surrounding a square reserve bearing the four-character mark in overglaze blue enamel.
12 7/8in (33cm) high