Looks like my gothic candle stick.
No marks, and it's magnetic.
Looks like the configuration of stars on the flag (46) places it near 1908 through circa 1912 when that style changed to 48.
Look at what photographers had to do, to get a shot. Then pop in a new flash bulb and try again.
With luck, it will come to life.
My bathroom door hook...
If you are keeping it, chemically strip that paint off. Get into the crevasses with a stiff brush. Lots of details are hiding under there. With...
An interesting artifact.
Possibly advancing occupation had confiscated enemy produced items and was turned over to agencies such as this ......
Here's the same form of manacle ...
I'm changing direction on it being a Indian Sanskrit to it being closer to the Lao Language.
A very fancy teacher's blackboard pointer?
The very top design looks like the Trimukha Ganapati form of Ganesha.
Looks like Indian Sanskrit letters.
Does it open?
Separate names with a comma.