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Smallholding => Equipment => Topic started by: Womble on June 11, 2019, 09:34:22 pm

Title: Mystery glass object
Post by: Womble on June 11, 2019, 09:34:22 pm
A friend of ours just received this in the post, but with no paperwork or other identification.

Do any of you know what it is?
Title: Re: Mystery glass object
Post by: Zyg on June 11, 2019, 11:54:28 pm
My guess is that it is part of a still
Title: Re: Mystery glass object
Post by: chrismahon on June 12, 2019, 06:48:58 am
An insect trap?
Title: Re: Mystery glass object
Post by: pgkevet on June 12, 2019, 08:29:05 am
Interestin and unusual. I also first thought about some sort of chem lab retort but you'ld expect much more neck on any access port for a good seal and they don't usually have a flat side.
Title: Re: Mystery glass object
Post by: Rupert the bear on June 12, 2019, 08:48:25 am
A gift from Amazon................ :D
Title: Re: Mystery glass object
Post by: cloddopper on June 13, 2019, 10:27:10 pm
 :idea:      It's called a conservation piece . :roflanim:

 Looks like a mini  carboy/  garden bottle to hold a bit of something like an air plant ?
 

Just found this on Amazon
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Title: Re: Mystery glass object
Post by: Womble on June 13, 2019, 10:32:04 pm
Mystery perhaps solved - we think it's a vase:


(http://theborrowedabode.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Bathroom-Glass-Hanging-Vases2.jpg)


Quite why it was delivered to my friend's house (it wasn't from Amazon BTW) is anybody's guess!