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Posted 8 months ago

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MarkRSalt
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Hi, this came to me in a job lot from auction, but I have no idea what it is, where it's from, or what it's for. It appears to be a crude form of cloisonné over a base metal, possibly made in the Tibetan or Indian areas. I've called it a snuff due to the fact that is has a small spoon attached to the end of the chain. But I fear you may cause some damage to yourself if you sniffed the amount of snuff the spoon could hold. If anyone could enlighten me I'd much appreciate it.

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  1. inky inky, 8 months ago
    I believe it is a cocaine spoon and container!...:-)
  2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 1 month ago
    stunning!!

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