An Yixing stoneware 'peach' cup
Early Qing dynasty, signed Chen Mingyuan
The finely potted cup in the form of a half-peach, smoothly finished to the interior and supported on a gnarled branch coiling under the cup and extending up one side, dividing into two stems, comprising the handle of the vessel, moulded with luxuriant leaves and a blossoming flower, the stoneware of a rich red, the underside with a two-character zhuanshu seal.
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