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D1626. Pair of Melon Tureens

Delft, circa 1760

Each formed as a yellow lobed spherical fruit, the cover with a central green area around the tall green stalk issuing three green sinuous stems further issuing entwined stems of blue, iron-red and manganese-striped blossoms and green leaves

Heights: 14.5 and 15 cm. (5 11/16 and 5 7/8 in.)

Provenance: Dutch Private Collection; Sold at Christie’s Amsterdam, May 5, 2004, lot 4

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