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    Posted 1 year ago

    JodyLee
    (36 items)

    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.

    Mystery Solved

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    1. TubeAmp TubeAmp, 1 year 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 year 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 year ago
      Yep, in French "manche à gigot", aka mutton leg handle :-)
    4. JodyLee, 1 year ago
      Thanks to all for your expertise

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