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Sale IT217 Lot 1509

FRENCH METAL PASTRY MOLD, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, FOR NATO'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER The Parisian four-piece pastry mold was purchased specifically by Chef Mesnier to create an ornate, decorative stand made out of molded turned sugar that held a dessert for a dinner celebrating 50 years of The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). See final dessert image. - h:8.25 w:10.50 in.

Provenance: Private collection of Former White House Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier. First Lady Rosalynn Carter hired Mesnier, who served 26 years under five presidents: Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. According to Creating the Sweet World of White House Desserts: A Pastry Chef's Secrets, Mesnier created stunning desserts for more than 40 queens, kings, princes, princesses and heads of state.
Estimate $150-250

Sold for $200.00

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