Stone mould

Accession Number
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Mould
length 93mm | width 80mm | depth 13mm
Number of Elements

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Black stone mould with 9 discs. Labelled 1167 and 57/18. 93x80x13mm. Two holes on one side of the object.


For a collection of stone moulds and suggestions as to what they may have been used for see Lacovara et al. 2001. 'The Collector's Eye....' p99-101.

Wellcome Number
The Wellcome label was found separate from any object and had the words 'mould: black basalt' It could belong to this mould or any other black mould in the collection.
Other Identity
1167 (rectangular label with blue border. May be Rustafjaell number) | 57/18
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 09–10 Dec 1907, Lot 57
Previous Owners
Robert de Rustafjaell (1859–1943) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 28 Jul 2020

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