Garlic-head vases of this form with applied dragons coiled around the elongated necks were popular in various media, cf. a Yongzheng period coral-red and gilt decorated porcelain vase, from the E.T. Chow Collection, sold in Hong Kong, 22 November 1980, lot 83; and a 17th century cloisonné enamel vase in the Beijing Palace Museum, illustrated in Zhongguo Meishu Quanji, vol 10, The Crafts, Gold, Silver, Glass and Enamels, pl. 303, where a candlestick and a censer from a related champlevé enamel garniture are also illustrated, ibid, pls. 356 and 357.