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Old 18th September 2017, 01:06 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by M ELEY
Interesting item, Stu! I like the look of it. Indian? Tibetan? With the holes purposely placed in it, I would suspect you are right that it probably held incense, spices or some such for fragrance. Gunpowder would spill, tobacco would dry out and liquids, well, you get the picture-

Yes I thought it an interesting item also. Not really my collecting field, but it just took my fancy. I also think it is likely Indian or Tibetan but I guess it could also be SE Asian. I was hoping that someone might have a better idea than me...............
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