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Culinary mold

Object Number: 
1928.69ab
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Metal (copper or brass), tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 12 1/4 in. ( 10.2 x 31.1 cm )
Description: 
Culinary mold pan with cover, lower portion composed of two layers of sheet metal with eight molded forms, including star, bell, clover, shell, etc.; brass handles on sides of lower portion; cover composed of copper dome inside cylindrical wall.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this mold is a Dutch Poffertue pan. Poffertue, according to the records, is a small, baked pudding.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Alma Van Hoevenburg
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group