Blue-and-white Zun with dragon among clouds pattern

Yong Zheng period in Qing Dynasty (1723-1735)
Height with lid 57cm , interor diameter 19.8cm

This zun(a beaker-shaped rectangular vessel, with flaring lip) has a trumpet mouth, contracted neck, swelling body tapering downwards, and ring foot everting outwards. Under the mouth there decorated with the design of the sea and S-shaped clouds. Two flying dragons, forceful and powerful, with heads and tails chasing each other were depicted around the body. On the bottom there are double rows of blue-and-white characters “Made in the year of Yong Zheng of Qing Dynasty” in regular script. Its shape is beautiful and stable, the painting is delicate, the design is vivid and natural, and it is fine and white.