Rare and Beautifully Sculptural Old Pretzel Shaped Ice Cream Mold (ex Brass Sisters Collection)

Regular price $75.00

This fabulous pretzel shaped ice cream mold I know came from the collection of the Marilynn and Sheila Brass, better known as the "Brass sisters," originally of Winthrop, MA, who have authored cookbooks, hosted a cooking/baking show on PBS, etc. etc. Apparently, they built quite an ice cream mold collection, and I acquired this from a dealer who acquired that collection from them. I'm not especially devoted to pewter ice cream molds in general, but I'm completely enamored with this one--as a sculptural form, composed of three gorgeous fat links on each side, and as a symbolic one, like the FLT Odd Fellows links, bonds that never break, but also of the fine art of twisting oneself into a pretzel! Stands up on its own if slightly opened, which is how I would display it. 

5 3/4 l x 2 7/8 x 1 1/2 and in great shape, marked 577. Earlyish 20th c. I believe.