Small Melon Tureen with Underdish

Circa 1980

The tureen comprising a lid and base, both with white glazed scrolling vine motif on a lime green ground; the lid with a stem finial. Makers mark to bottom: "A Mottahedeh Design, Italy 5.4535"

Height: 6.5 x Width: 10.25 x Depth: 8 inches



Mottahedeh and Company was founded by Mildred and Rafi Mottahedeh in 1929 and has focused on reproducing historic examples of porcelain, faience and stoneware. They have collaborated with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the Historic Charleston Foundation, Mount Vernon, Winterthur Museum and Gardens, Monticello and many other institutions.