An Yixing 'pumpkin' teapot and cover
signed Chen Mingyuan
Naturalistically potted in the form of a pumpkin with eight lobed sides, the curled leaf forming the spout, a stem of vines forming the 'C'-shaped handle, all converging upon a stem-like cover, one side with a series of kaishu inscriptions, with an impressed three-character zhuanshu square seal mark at the base.
15.8cm wide. (2).