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Posted 1 month ago

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JodyLee
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Sterling Silver handle Leg/Bone holder
This item came from an estate sale which the seller didn't know anything about the item. The item was laying beside some other flatware pieces
The item measures 8 inches in length
The item testing for sterling silver
Thanks to TubeAmp, Efesgirl, and Kyratango for your expertise and helping me to solve this mystery.

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  1. TubeAmp TubeAmp, 1 month ago
    Similar designs are used to hold the bone when carving meat. I'm wondering if this is it's intended purpose.

    T A
  2. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 1 month ago
    Yes, T A is correct - it's a bone holder used when carving meat. The screw tightens down on the bone.
  3. kyratango kyratango, 1 month ago
    Yep, in French "manche à gigot", aka mutton leg handle :-)
  4. JodyLee, 1 month ago
    Thanks to all for your expertise

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