15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF REVEREND ISAAC TAYLOR HEADLAND AND DR. MIRIAM SINCLAIR HEADLAND
A MINIATURE BLUE AND WHITE 'MELON' JAR
The tapering body is divided into six lobes, each decorated in shades of cobalt blue with fruiting melon vines below the short waisted neck. The recessed foot is of conforming outline.
2 ½ in. (6.3 cm.) high
Reverend Isaac Taylor Headland Collection (1859-1942), and thence by descent within the family.
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