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Ball mold

Description

Two-part rectangular body w/ center recessed and lined w/ metal to form mold. A) w/ posts set in inner edge to fit into holes of B). Carved channel at top to pour molten lead.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1695-1760
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
metal
Mold, Ball
molds (shaping tools)
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1.25 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1979.27.1AB
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26213

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