S/1616 Georgian Beech Flummery Mould
An attractive circular beech flummery mould on a shallow turned pedestal from a single piece of wood, having an interior with a heart shaped motif to the base, surrounded with two sprays of leaves terminating in a flower head at the top.
Flummery was a popular 18th century dish containing bitter and sweet almonds, rose water, calf's foot stock - which is drained through a piece of muslin, loaf sugar and thick cream.
2¼ in. (6 cm.) High
5½ in. (14 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1800