Is this a sculpture?
People who see this contraption do not immediately understand what it is meant for.Most likely because this English made juice press is not manufactured anymore.
This one is called "Instant Juice press No 2"
So there must have been a smaller one and a larger one?
To the inventor, it probably seemed like something that money could be made from since it is patented. Patent 409503
The dinosaur-like shape is interesting and decorative. The shape is even registered.
Reg. Design 791406
It is made from cast aluminum and has some signs of being filed/sanded by hand.