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Not sure what this is. No airholes on the top, but it looks like there's little loops on the side where a small chain or string could go through. Lid comes off. It's got some weight to it

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How about a spice jar that is missing the handle and the finial?

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Thuribles need at least three chains to balance the weight so they do not tip...let alone the fact that there are no air holes.  It could possibly be a coal boat that holds the hot coals placed in the censer, or it could even be an incense burner that extinguishes itself when the lid is put in place?

A censer or thurible needs holes for oxygen and also for smoke. I think what you have is an antique bed warmer or foot warmer for a carriage. There are many similar in the link.;_ylt=AwrTccor_gdaZ.oABtE...


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