Silverplated thingamajig help please??

Discussion in 'Silver' started by strawberryfieldsvintage, May 25, 2015.

  1. Hello all, I'm new to this wonderful website and I'm so glad I found it. I wonder if anyone can help me identify this rather odd object. My guess work extends as far as: silverplate (although it has no markings at all) I would say it must be a salt shaker as the ball at the top unscrews and has pierced holes in the top. That's pretty much all I can figure. Can't find any reference to anything like it anywhere! Any help at all would be hugely appreciated, thank you.
     

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  2. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    For scented stuffs, such as pot pourri. And with those motifs, I think it's either Indian or in the manner thereof. Or it's Discworld.
     
  3. Ah, good point, scented stuff! Makes sense although I forgot to mention it's only about 7cm tall. I thought prob Indian around that part of the globe. Any age would you think? Or a modern tourist trinket? I like the discworld idea although I'm pretty sure that's a frog not a turtle n who knows where the monkey comes into play lol. Thank you for taking the time to help. Appreciated.x
     
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  4. Messilane

    Messilane Well-Known Member

    Oooo 7cm is teeny-tiny!
     
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  5. say_it_slowly

    say_it_slowly STAY SAFE! The worst prison is a closed heart

    I got nothing but did want to say welcome to the boards!:D
     
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  6. Well thank you kindly
     
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  7. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    Hoo, that's titchy. I think it's modern. Like it, fun little wotsit.
     
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  8. mymysharona43

    mymysharona43 Well-Known Member

    I thought you all hated incense, I think it was just the poster
     
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  9. fun lil wotsit , perfect description
     
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  10. Bdigger

    Bdigger Well-Known Member

    I think it;s a modern incense burner for incense cones. BWDIK
     
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  11. DragonflyWink

    DragonflyWink Well-Known Member

  12. silverthwait

    silverthwait Well-Known Member

    Wow, Cheryl!

    (The number of times I have written that...!)
     
  13. KingofThings

    KingofThings 'Illiteracy is a terrible thing to waist' - MHH

    Welcome StrawberryFFE!!! Great name!
    When you get a chance...please do your profile so we know what you like. :)
     
  14. spirit-of-shiloh

    spirit-of-shiloh Well-Known Member

    Welcome strawberry :cat:
     
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