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Feast & Fast

The Art of Food in Europe, 1500 – 1800

93: Double-sided gingerbread mould

Gingerbread mould with the Royal coat-of-arms of George III Patriotic gilded gingerbreads in the form of the Royal Arms were also made from wooden moulds and sold at fairs. This is a late eighteenth-century example with the Royal arms of George III, who acceded to the throne in 1760.

England, late 18th century

Unidentified wood

Displayed with a pressing by Ivan Day, 2019

Private collection

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