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Restoration commemorative caudle cup: 1660

Restoration commemorative caudle cup: 1660
3 0 c m
actual image size: 30cm x 22cm

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Tin-glazed earthenware commemorative caudle cup made in Southwark and decorated in blue, manganese, yellow and red on a white glaze with a half-length portrait of Charles II, crowned and wearing armour, flanked by the flags of St Andrew and St George, and inscribed 'C.R.' and 'DRINK/UP YOUR DRINK AND LEVE NON IN/FOR HEAR IS A HELTH TOO CHARLS OVER/RYOUL KING' and 'WIB/1660'. Caudle was a hot spicy drink of ale or wine whisked into an emulsion with egg yolk. During the 17th century, the term caudle (alternatively - lear) was also used to mean a sauce made of sack, butter and eggs for pouring into pies.

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1660 AD - 1660 AD
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