What is this Cutlery Contraption?

cutlery questionOK, time for a quiz for all you experts out there. Let’s pretend we are on one of those TV shows like Pawn Stars, or even better, Antiques Roadshow. What is this thing? What is it used for? How is it used? And what does it have to do with a fork, knife or spoon?

Come back next week for the answer!