A Large 19th Century Ceramic Jelly Mould
Size 23cm diameter and 13cm high.
A very early and scarce jelly mold here. It has been glazed a yellow-orange and mint green and has ribs to give the jelly some shape. 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.