[Sca-cooks] What is this?
johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Thu Jan 31 19:42:11 PST 2008
I suspect that it might be a dangle spit. See Rachel Field's Irons in
the Fire. 1984.
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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