Dolphin-shaped ice cream mold

Description
This dolphin is one of 14 pewter ice cream molds donated to the Museum in 1972 by Foremost-McKesson, Inc., of San Francisco, California. Other forms include a lion, a butterfly, an elephant, and patriotic symbols such as an eagle, Uncle Sam, the Liberty Bell, and George Washington in profile. Like the majority of the molds in the collection, the dolphin was manufactured by Eppelsheimer & Co. of New York.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mold, ice cream
ice cream mold, dolphin
maker
Eppelsheimer & Co.
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
AG*72A1.5
catalog number
72A1.5
accession number
298969
subject
Food
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Work and Industry: Food Technology
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Foremost-McKesson, Inc.

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