Minton Hand Painted Floral Gold & Cobalt Chinese Form Dragon Handle Vase Circa 1820s Rare Chinese form dragon handle porcelain vase. Has an overall cobalt blue background. Decorated with hand painted purple, pink, blue, white, yellow, and orange flowers on each side framed in gold gilt floral scrollwork. With a hand painted blue morning glory framed in gold gilding on the neck on the front. And a hand painted yellow and red flower framed in gold gilding on the back of the neck.
The handles are yellow with gold highlights. With gold gilt and floral designs along the inside of the rim. Has some minor wear to the gilding, a few small scratches to the cobalt, but otherwise good condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. Measures approximately 5 inches wide x 9 1/2 inches tall.
This is an antique and may have small in manufacture defects that do not effect the display of the piece.