Caudle Cup with Lid

Made by the Loosdrecht porcelain factory, Loosdrecht, Netherlands, 1774 - 1784. Factory owned by Joannes de Mol, Dutch, 1726 - 1782.

Geography:
Made in Loosdrecht, Netherlands, Europe

Date:
1774-1778

Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain with enamel and gilt decoration

Dimensions:
4 x 2 9/16 inches (10.2 x 6.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 276a, European Art 1500-1850, second floor

Accession Number:
1925-73-15a,b

Credit Line:
Bequest of Alfred Duane Pell, 1925

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Label:
Caudle, a drink popular in the late seventeenth century, was made of warm ale or wine mixed with bread or gruel, eggs, sugar, and spices.


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