18thc Communion Wafer Mould of the Virgin Mary. French. C1780-C1800.

Code: MS sold     Dimensions:W 4.1" (10.4 cm)H 7" (17.8 cm)D 1.1" (2.8 cm)

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A superb carved Mould of the Virgin Mary, probably used to make the large Communion Wafer that would be distributed piece by piece at the end of a service...she is depicted with her arms crossed and with a dove arising....it is probably from a Nunnery or Convent.

French. C1780-C1800. 

18thc Communion Wafer Mould of the Virgin Mary.  French. C1780-C1800.
  • 18thc Communion Wafer Mould of the Virgin Mary.  French. C1780-C1800. - picture 1
  • 18thc Communion Wafer Mould of the Virgin Mary.  French. C1780-C1800. - picture 2
  • 18thc Communion Wafer Mould of the Virgin Mary.  French. C1780-C1800. - picture 3