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Foundry Forms c.1920

S/N:THOA356

1920

  • £425
  • €481 Euro
  • $543 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Foundry Forms c.1920

THE HOUSE OF ANTIQUES
Willey Foundry Forms Set 1.0 c.1920

For sale in this lot is a wonderful set of antique c.1920s foundry forms from a disused Willey Foundry in Exeter UK. These items would have original been hand crafted by skilled wood crafts man to shape and mould sections of wood to obtain a negative shape, which would then have been cast and filled with metal to obtain various mechanical shapes. Each form is hand crafted and shows a wonderful decorative and sculptural quality, wonderful aged patina and can be displayed as form of industrial art. These types of forms are normally obtained in heavy over painted red, yellow and red. However these forms are in their original wood colours which makes them very decorative and collectable.

Condition:

In overall wonderful condition, there are light scratches to certain pieces of the forms however all objects have been waxed with a natural wax and show a wonderful patina and decorative quality.

7 units in total Sizes as follows from large to small:

H 16” x W 6” x D 6” to H 5” x W 4” x D 4”

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Period: 

1920

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