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Sale IT217 Lot 1521

METAL REVOLUTIONARY FOURTH OF JULY FIFE AND DRUMMERS CHOCOLATE MOLD, PROBABLY 20TH CENTURY This two-piece mold features detailed fife and drummers parading down a street. The metal mold was probably used by Chef Mesnier to create patriotic Fourth of July chocolate candy desserts - h:0.50 w:6.50 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 $50-125

Sold for $750.00

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