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Mystery utensil

My mom bought this for me in an antique shop, but neither one of us can figure out what it is. Any ideas? Thanks for your help.

EmilyC
  • Posted by: EmilyC
  • May 13, 2013
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mensaque May 13, 2013
I would say that it was some kind of Maian ceremonial carving tool,but it seems like Lindsay has a better answer for you!
 
mensaque May 13, 2013
PS:Don't get me wrong...it is actually pretty!
 
Panfusine May 13, 2013
Thanks for the link Lindsay-Jean, just found the answer to a 'mystery spoon' I picked up at an antique store in New Hampshire as a prop for my food pix!
http://food52.com/recipes/18119-minty-marriage-proposal-potatoes
 
EmilyC May 13, 2013
Mystery solved! Thanks so much!
 
Lindsay-Jean H. May 13, 2013
A cucumber server! (read more: http://www.worthpoint.com/blog-entry/dining-antiques-pierced-sterling-serving-pieces)
 
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