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Wooden Compo Mould - Guesso Mould
A reverse carved composition or compo mould.Used in the production of ornate guilded picture frames.This example is to create a corner section and depicts ivy leaves.Scratch marked ‘W.T.F’, presumably the initials of the user/owner/manufacturer?Typically made of boxwood or fruitwood, our example has built up a coating of linseed oil through use.Approximately 75/8 inches by 55/8 inches and 13/16 inches thick.