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At first glance, this object seems to be some sort of scoop — could you eat with it or use it as a shovel?



Give us your best guess about this sturdy, copper object and we’ll reveal the answer tomorrow!


Design Inspiration

177 Responses

  1. KBev says:

    Warming pan?

  2. Diane Krajcik says:

    I think it's a cobbler's tool, to put the shoe on so he can work on it.

  3. Amy says:

    A garden stake? I can't be the only one thinking about my spring garden.

  4. Paula Whaley says:

    Depends on the true size. Could it be a pendulum for a clock or perhaps a lever for a "damper" ?

  5. danielle says:

    is it a shove for the fireplace.

  6. Sue says:

    Front door entrance handler

  7. Rita Brantley says:

    a fireplace tool shovel/trowl

  8. Betty says:


  9. Pamela says:

    Looks like some pop art. Old hand forged nail with copper pcs attached. I have a couple "antique" nails that lay on top of grandmas book. Nice keepsakes.

  10. virginia says:

    A shoe horn

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