An Yixing stoneware water vessel
Qing dynasty, signed Chen Mingyuan
Of globular form supported on a short steeply rounded foot, the sloping sides rising to a flared neck, intricately moulded with a band of archaistic leiwen scroll and pendant blades, the centre of the base incised with a two-character kaishu mark, the clay of an attractive olive-brown colour.
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