Early 20th c. Monumental Wooden Gear Foundry Mold c.1900
Monumental grey wooden gear foundry mold used to make metal parts.
The orange mold has sold.
- CREATOR Unknown.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1900
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Wood.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS Grey Gear: Diameter 55 in. (Inner 43 in.) D 2 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.