"William you took away one of the photos showing the underside of the container... you'd be better off adding more images.
Also, is there any writing visible on the item, either inside or outside? There does seem to be something written…"
"It looks like a Chinese or Japanese tea caddy to me.
Though there are a wide variety of those, the shape to me screams Asian influence.
The photo you showed of its inside appears quite stained, though not sure if that is simply part of the finish as…"
"My ideas: I can't tell if it's wood, metal, ceramic or plastic. I can't tell how tall it is; it could be a thimble for a finger, or a finial off a lamp, or a bell, or a double boiler pot, or off a rotary lawn mower, or off a steam…"
"Please provide as much information as you can about the item you are needing help with.
Provide photos of the object you are asking about.
Include a description of the item you are asking about (size, color, markings, condition, date).
""This one looks like your dragon, but the price is not as generous."
Opening your link, which is essentially the same link as the one I submitted, it shows the "average value" is $195.00, well within what I showed $50 to $293…"
"There you go, it's a tin tea caddy, cloissone. Values range from $50. to $293. USD. What you perceive as porcelain is thick enamel paint. Cloissone involves placing tiny wires on the tin and filling the enclosure with a dry enamel powder.…"