Industrial Foundry Mold c.1900
This is an original wooden foundry mold used to make metal parts in a factory. The piece consists of two parts held together by wooden pegs. It has retained its original paint.
- CREATOR Unknown.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1900
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Wood.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS H 13 in. W 7.5 in. D 7.5 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.