Confinement Tureen with Lid

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

Made in Loosdrecht, Netherlands, Europe


Hard-paste porcelain with enamel and gilt decoration; ebony handle

9 1/2 x 5 inches (24.1 x 12.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

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

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Bequest of Rita Markus in memory of Frits Markus, 2005

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Confinement tureens were used to take hot foods to new mothers as they convalesced after childbirth.

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