A Medium 19th Century Ceramic Jelly Mould
Size 22cm diameter and 13cm high.
A very early and scarce jelly mold here. It has been glazed orange and brown and has a slight twist in the ribs. A very unique piece to display in a kitchen sure to have your family and friends intrigued.
The word jelly comes from the French word gelée, meaning to congeal or gel.
Before gelatin became widely available as a commercial product, the most typical gelatin dessert was "calf's foot jelly". As the name indicates, this was made by extracting and purifying gelatin from the foot of a calf.