[Sca-cooks] What is this?

Bhadra bhadradharma at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 14:53:08 PST 2008

What about a hook to hold other irons on? Just a guess.
-------Original Message-------
From: Dragon
Date: 1/31/2008 2:40:55 PM
To: Cooks within the SCA
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] What is this?
Saint Phlip wrote:
>A friend of mine over in the UK found this in an old blacksmithing
>shop he's taken over. The guy who was there tended to hoard things, so
>it may or may not have anything to do with smithing. I swear I've seen
>something similar, but can't remember where, so I figured I'd ask you
>guys, in case y'all might have an idea ;-) One suggestion was a ham
>holder, so it might be food related. The horns do slide up and down
>the central bar, and I think it's (real) wrought iron, dated to
>Victorian times.
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My theory is it is a hook for holding large hunks of meat in a
butcher's shop or large fish in a fishmonger's.
Other than that, I have nothing.
  Venimus, Saltavimus, Bibimus (et naribus canium capti sumus)
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