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Old 12-05-2015, 11:14 AM   #11
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Although difficult to tell without something beside it as a size comparison, the length and outboard bend of the handle seem appropriate for a timbale iron. I'd go with that as an answer.

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Old 12-05-2015, 11:15 AM   #12
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I had no idea such a thing even existed.

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Old 12-05-2015, 11:54 AM   #13
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See if it attracts metal. Could be a magnet.
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Old 12-05-2015, 01:50 PM   #14
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I wonder if it is used as a cover lifter like on a larger sized cast iron dutch oven, the kind used on an open fire.
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Old 12-05-2015, 04:49 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Steve Kroll View Post
I'm in agreement with you, Aunt Bea. Although not as decorative as some I've seen, the shape is right.

Another similar example...
Imagine Daisy and Mrs. Patmore making 500 or so of those for a little garden party at Downton Abbey!

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