Lot 13: New England Huge Redware Pottery Fish Food Mold 1800s
25 October 2016
Milton, DE, USA
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Description: This is a huge redware folk art fish design food mold from New England, circa 1800's. The redware fish food mold has a rich dark pumpkin color glaze on the inside and rim. The pumpkin glaze slip was dripped over the rim of the fish food mold making striped markings on the outer surface of the mold. The outer surface of the fish mold has a natural earthen darkened patina from use and age. The redware fish food mold stands upon raised tripod legs and there is a beautiful strong old wired hanger that has been secured to one of the tripod legs for hanging (see photo).
Condition Report: Slight hairline on inside mold
Dimensions: 18 inches long, 6 inches wide, and 4 inches high.