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Sale IT217 Lot 1511

[ARTISAN METAL DOVE OF PEACE CHOCOLATE MOLD, 20TH CENTURY, FOR YASSER ARAFAT, PRESIDENT OF THE STATE OF PALESTINE VISIT TO PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON] The 12-piece chocolate candy metal kept in Chef Mesnier's private collection in the White House was used to create decorative chocolates presented to guests on petit four trays. This particular mold with designs of fish, bells, a ship, and a peace dove was specifically purchased by Chef Mesnier for a special dinner for Yasser Arafat's arrival at the White House to visit president Clinton - h:0.50 w:8.25 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 $200-300

Sold for $500.00


 
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