This superb, large terracotta cake mold dates from the late nineteenth-century and is in the shape of a fish. It is most likely from the Alsace region of northern France as it is similar to Gugelhupf baking molds. A lovely piece to add to a collection of antique terracotta.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 20½" long x 6¾" x 4¾" high
Approx. overall 52cm long x 17cm x 12cm high