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    Posted 9 years ago

    MarkRSalt
    (14 items)

    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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    Comments

    1. inky inky, 9 years ago
      I believe it is a cocaine spoon and container!...:-)
    2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 years ago
      stunning!!
    3. richard66, 4 years ago
      Hi, Ive got the same item and when I asked for help I got the answer.
      Here it is :

      This is a lime box for betel nut chewing!
      http://www.michaelbackmanltd.com/900.html

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