Early 20th c. Wooden Piston Foundry Mold c.1900
A vintage William Powell Company wooden foundry mold in a segmented cylindrical shape with a painted red top and bottom and painted yellow body. The mold has two plates with a metal plate with serial numbers and company name embossed on them. Used to make metal parts. This piece has retained its original finish with minimal structural damage.
- CREATOR William Powell Company.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1900
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Wood, Paint.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS H 18 in. W 6.5 in. D 6.5 in.
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.