The amphora shape and dragon handles of this vase, seen earlier in the glazed stoneware of the Sui and Tang dynasties (581-907), were revived during the Yongzheng period for achieving "antique-elegance" (guya) in aesthetics as well as technical perfection in ceramic art.
Fonte: Amphora Vase, 1723-35. China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Qing dynasty (1644-1912), Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Porcelain with celadon glaze; overall: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.). The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Collection 1944.190