Chenghua Dragon Vase – Blanc de Chine

Extremely rare chinese Porcelain Vase – Chenghua Mark and possible Period (1465-1487)
Small vase with finely incising lined five-claw dragon decoration in copper oxide (turns greenish) underglaze. The pear-shaped body raised on a spreading foot and surmounted by a slender neck rising to a flared mouth. The technic of Copper oxide underglaze was first used from the Changsha potters in the Late Tang/5 Dynasties period.
Excellent condition, some frits at rim, further only the typical traces of production and of the age – please see photos.

Height: ca. 140 mm