• D1869. Large Polychrome Melon Tureen and Cover
Delft, circa 1760
Marked 3 astonne in blue for the De Drie Posteleyne Astonne (The Three Porcelain Ash-Barrels) factory
Formed as a spherical yellow lobed fruit, the cover with a tall manganese stalk issuing three manganese sinuous stems, further issuing stems of blue, yellow and iron-red blossoms and green leaves.
Height: 29.5 cm. (11.6 in.)
Provenance: The Alberto Pinto Collection, France