We see some pitting with heavy patina so we feel these were original to the piece (occurred during firing). Handles look to be large and small foo dogs. From a local estate we are working on for the rest of the year. Owner traveled all over the world and collected many interesting and special pieces.We have only dusted this piece with a soft brush. We do not clean or polish any antique item prior to sale. The item "Large Antique Chinese Blue & White Celadon Porcelain Floor Baluster Vase 23" is in sale since Saturday, October 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Vases". The seller is "midcityvintage" and is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This item can be shipped worldwide.