An Yixing stoneware water vessel
Qing dynasty, signed Chen Mingyuan
Of archaistic gui form, the compressed globular body supported on a raised splayed foot, applied with a pair of ring handles issuing from ferocious monster masks, the main body applied with four horizontal raised bands, the base incised with two-character kaishu mark, the stoneware of an attractive purple-brown with attractive light flecks.
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