Large Mottahedeh Porcelain Squash Covered Tureen

Circa 1980

Painted yellow with green stripes; the removable lid surmounted by a vine-form finial; the interior glazed white. Marked "Made in Italy"

Height: 9.5 x Width: 13 x Depth: 9 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.