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 at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 22 November 1980, lot 83; and a 17th century cloisonne 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 champleve enamel garniture are also illustrated, ibid, pls. 356 and 357.
An identical champleve garlic-head vase with a chilong coiled around in an opposite direction was sold at Christie's Hong kong, 29 April 2001, lot 606, possible a pair of the present vase.