A fine and large Chinese blue and white porcelain vase, gu shaped with a ribbed body. Dating to the kangxi period (1662-1722), it is painted with a dense floral and foliage design and bands of ruyi heads at the neck and base. The blue is vibrant and the vase strikingly beautiful. Size: 46cm high. condition; excellent, no restoration, no breaks. There is a short firing fault at the base rim, as shown in the images.