18 May 2006
A DERBY MELON TUREEN AND COVER
The lobed oval fruit with roughly moulded skin striped in green and yellow and enriched with purple veining, the stem handle issuing two leaves as terminals
6 3/8 in. (16.4 cm.) long (2)
James Donahue, 'Broadhollow', Old Brookville, New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 2 November 1967, lot 162 (as Longton Hall, circa 1755).
Mrs. Enid A. Haupt, Sotheby's, New York, 9 October 1990, lot 30.
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