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Elephants7 of 532Gem-Craft elephants brooch Antique tables. Elephant carved on top
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    Posted 2 months ago

    Dlanet
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    I have no idea what this is, but my grandmother was a collector of all things antique (and she loved elephants). I’m wondering if it may have served as a humidor, because it smells of tobacco when the lid is opened.

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    1. keramikos keramikos, 2 months ago
      Dlanet, Beautiful.

      Regardless of whether it was designed for tobacco storage, it seems to have been used as such. Your nose should be trusted.

      Another clue might be that structure on the tip of the elephant's trunk. Is it an ashtray?
    2. renedijkstra, 2 months ago
      yep, cute but mediocre quality
    3. Dlanet, 2 months ago
      It’s very old and very heavy. Cleaned up, I bet it would be better. The tray does seem like a snuffer or something.

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