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    Posted 5 years ago

    needlewitch
    (1 item)

    This was found in a tin in a local estate sale. I bought it because I thought it was unusual and interesting. It is small - only about 5.5cm wide but I love the hand shaped stem - it looks like a hand holding a horn??? It is obviously missing its handle. Could anyone tell me anything about it?

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    Comments

    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      Looks like part of a door knocker to me.
    2. rockbat, 5 years ago
      Looks like the head to some sort of Victorian hammer.
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
      This is a new one to me !
    4. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 5 years ago
      Actually looks like the end of a banner post with the hole on the stem to screw into. RER
    5. rockbat, 5 years ago
      I know I have seen this before. Can it be some version of a Roman standard finial, or Victorian ?
    6. keeno55 keeno55, 5 years ago
      The hand suggest an old fraternal group.

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