NFU Mutual Smallholding Insurance

Author Topic: Mystery glass object  (Read 192 times)

Womble

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • Stirlingshire, Central Scotland
Mystery glass object
« 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?
"All fungi are edible. Some fungi are only edible once." -Terry Pratchett
Voss Electric Fence

Zyg

  • Joined Nov 2018
Re: Mystery glass object
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2019, 11:54:28 pm »
My guess is that it is part of a still

chrismahon

  • Joined Dec 2011
  • Gascony, France
Re: Mystery glass object
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2019, 06:48:58 am »
An insect trap?

pgkevet

  • Joined Jul 2011
Re: Mystery glass object
« Reply #3 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.

Rupert the bear

  • Joined Jun 2015
Re: Mystery glass object
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2019, 08:48:25 am »
A gift from Amazon................ :D

cloddopper

  • Joined Jun 2013
  • South Wales .Carmarthenshire. SA18
Re: Mystery glass object
« Reply #5 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
Sponsored
Mkouo 2 Pack Glass Hanging Plant Terrarium Flower Vase Planter Air Plant Pot Container Home Decoration, Orb and Teardrop

Mkouo-Terrarium-Container-Decoration-Teardrop/dp/B01DXVZQSI/ref=sr_1_24_sspa?keywords=small+glass+plant+bottles&qid=1560461278&s=gateway&sr=8-24-spons&psc=1
« Last Edit: June 13, 2019, 10:30:29 pm by cloddopper »
Strong belief , triggers the mind to find the way ... Dyslexia just makes it that bit more amusing & interesting

Womble

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • Stirlingshire, Central Scotland
Re: Mystery glass object
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2019, 10:32:04 pm »
Mystery perhaps solved - we think it's a vase:





Quite why it was delivered to my friend's house (it wasn't from Amazon BTW) is anybody's guess!
"All fungi are edible. Some fungi are only edible once." -Terry Pratchett

 

Woodburner Glass

Started by Fishyhaddock

Replies: 17
Views: 1089
Last post May 31, 2018, 04:37:08 pm
by Maysie
on-line source for greenhouse glass?

Started by northfifeduckling

Replies: 5
Views: 3965
Last post September 11, 2012, 04:37:54 pm
by northfifeduckling

Forum sponsors

FibreHut Energy Helpline Thomson & Morgan Time for Paws Scottish Smallholder & Grower Festival Little Peckers

© The Accidental Smallholder Ltd 2003-2019. All rights reserved.

Design by Furness Internet

Site developed by Champion IS