Ming Dynasty period, very large beautiful Chinese Blue & White Flower Pot, bears "Da Ming LongQing NianZao?￠ mark. Created from a two-part construction, with writhing dragon design around body, decorated with a row of applied round lugs around top rim, unglazed base, and unmarked. 16in (40.64cm) high x 17in (43.18cm) diameter. Provenance: property of Madame Martin, by decent; Acquired in May 1887, from RIBET, 45 rue be chateaudun, 45; Marchand De Curiosites Et D?￠a??a?￠Objets D?￠a??a?￠Art in Paris.