What Is This?

garlicjimMarch 28, 2012

Hi All, I'm thinking this is some sort of "religious" relic, but not sure.

Measures about 18x8. Frame seems to be brass or copper.

Wanna buy it ????

Regards,

Jim

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calliope

It looks like an upside down hummingbird feeder ;-)

    Bookmark   March 28, 2012 at 4:22PM
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antiquesilver

That's my guess, too.

    Bookmark   March 28, 2012 at 4:40PM
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sam_md

Maybe it holds holy water for hummingbirds? :)

    Bookmark   March 28, 2012 at 4:53PM
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lindac

I think it's some sort of a holder for a candle that has had a martini carafe put in the spot where the candle should have gone.

Here is a link that might be useful: martini carafe

    Bookmark   March 28, 2012 at 5:46PM
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Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana

It is a plant rooter. I have a similar to yours and/or those at the link below. Mine doesn't have the wooden top on top of the glass piece. Is there a hole clear through it?

See also Google images for plant rooter

Here is a link that might be useful: Plant Rooters

    Bookmark   March 28, 2012 at 6:16PM
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calliope

Bt George, I think she's got it.

    Bookmark   March 28, 2012 at 6:44PM
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garlicjim

Thanks, Everybody!

Its identity is now a moot point! I was cleaning something that looked like loose glue off the top of the bottle, just using my thumb and very little pressure, and it shattered into hundreds of pieces! That is the thinnest glass (?) I have ever seen.

Now I gotta figure what I want to do with the framing! I'm sure my wife would like the hummingbird feeder idea! Fine with me, too.

Regards,

Jim

Here is a link that might be useful: Jimmy D's Store Page

    Bookmark   March 28, 2012 at 6:57PM
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colleenoz

In amongst the images posted by chemocurl is one of a replacement glass and details of the company you can order them from.

    Bookmark   March 29, 2012 at 12:24AM
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