Meat joint holder

This piece has three prongs and a ringed handle with and inticate design.

Electroplated silver, about 1850-70

The Neo-Classical style, as seen in this piece with its handle in the form of a Roman laurel wreath, was popular for a long time. This example was used at a Victorian dinner table to hold the meat while it was being carved.

Given by Major RG Anderson and Colonel TG Anderson, 1959