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melon polychrome tureen and cover


• 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



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