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Sale IT217 Lot 1523

ANTIQUE METAL PEANUT CHOCOLATE CANDY MOLD, 20TH CENTURY, USED FOR PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER The candy peanut shaped mold holds 35 chocolate candies. Chef Mesnier bought and used the peanut mold during the Carter administration while he was Head Pastry Chef at the White House - h:1.25 w:13.25 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 $125-250

Sold for $550.00

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