Teacup with flared mouth, stands on low foot ring. A chip at rim and many repairs. Porcelain painted in underglaze blue decoration. Decorated on the exterior with a garden scene depicting a woman sitting on a garden rock gazing at a boy who is playing; the interior is painted with rock and pine tree at the well encircled by double rings, a band of repeated lonzeges along rim. Blue and white "Cheunghua nian zhi" mark (made in the Cheunghua reign period, 1465-87) within double circles on base.
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