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Spoon mold

Object Number: 
1927.47ab
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 2 x 2 in. ( 20.6 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Brass mold for pewter spoons; cast with oval bowl with rat-tail drop and rounded, flat-ended handle with mid-rib on obverse; square knobs on outside of mold, and spout at tip of bowl.
Gallery Label: 
The donor purchased this mold from a Mr. Sauer, who had bought it from a dealer in Connecticut.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group