It’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time for this week’s mystery object!
|(c) Geffrye Museum, London|
We can tell you that this metal object is from Ireland, but can you tell us what people in the 1700s would have used it for?
Here’s your clue: the use of this object is where a famous British saying comes from
Post your answers in the blog comments or via our Twitter feed and check whether you got it right in this Saturday’s blog post.