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S/5147 Antique Treen 19th Century Black Walnut Biscuit Mould

An interesting biscuit mould depicting a parrot and five other various bell shaped, circular and octagonal designs. It has a protruding handle with a suspension hole, which makes it easier to handle. The whole has an excellent dark rich colour and patination. Black walnut is a species of deciduous tree of the walnut family and was often imported into Europe for furniture making in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Ex Deeley Collection and illustrated in A History of Cooking Through the Ages by Robert Deeley and Philip Drury on page 240.

5 in. (13.5 cm.) Wide
13 in. (33 cm.) Deep
1 in. (2.5 cm.) High
French Circa 1860