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Early 20th c. Wooden Wheel Foundry Mold c.1900

$235

ABOUT

An original wooden foundry mold used to make wheels with a metal identification tag. This piece has retained its original finish with minimal structural damage.

  • CREATOR Unknown.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1900
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Wood.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS H 13 in. W 13 in. D 9.5 in.

HISTORY

Foundry molds are wooden tools, carved out or built up to creative negative space, which in turn is used to make the inverse form or shape to be used to be used for the casting of metal.

 

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