Age of this hand-made copper coated pail???
EXTREMELY curious about the age and original use of this pail. Could not resist purchasing it because it was priced at only $10. Even the cashier at the antiques/consignment shop jokingly called me a "thief" because I got such a good deal. A friend suggested possibly a spittoon, but I have not seen a spittoon that has a hanging handle or two kinds of metal.