Mold for Pewter Bowl

English, 19th c.

Oak. Now here's an unusual item for a pewter collector -- or anyone else for that matter. It's a mold for a pewter bowl, with an inscription that implies that a bowl made in it would be deeper than the mold. Perhaps the extra height was flattened into a broad rim??? You can figure it out as well as I can. Don't you love the rough cut surfaces with the deepest saw marks you'll ever see! Good condition, no repairs or restoration.

Approx 8" sq. x 2-3/4" h.

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