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jillgarrison
07-27-2013, 05:38 PM
http://www.mediafire.com/?o8178f5ob4hh1bymy mom found this in a box of stuff that came from one of my grandmothers homes. Does anyone know what it is?

http://www.mediafire.com/?o8178f5ob4hh1byhttp://www.mediafire.com/convkey/1fff/pgzf37w6hdvrwpvfg.jpg

dillydoodles
07-27-2013, 07:21 PM
I saw one at a flea market one time and asked what it was (I couldn't imagine) and was told it was an antique crystal candle snuffer. I have no idea if that is right or not though. It was only $5.00 but I didn't buy it. Strange looking thing isn't it? I guess you extinguish taper candles with it ... maybe like a safety device to make sure its snuffed out?

Jacque
07-27-2013, 07:25 PM
do u have the apprx. measurements? i have another possible idea but depends on the size

msbrad
07-27-2013, 07:32 PM
I'm with Arlene on the candle snuffer.
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dillydoodles
07-27-2013, 07:42 PM
do u have the apprx. measurements? i have another possible idea but depends on the size
You look so innocent as you say that Jacque, lol. You're thinking fancy rolling pin right?
:hysterical: This is a family friendly site so I'll say no more. :hysterical:

Jacque
07-27-2013, 07:48 PM
You look so innocent as you say that Jacque, lol. You're thinking fancy rolling pin right?
:hysterical: This is a family friendly site so I'll say no more. :hysterical:

i'm being so very nice here (which is hard for me to do :) ) what my first thought was and what I'm thinking are two different things and i promise what i'm thinking is very very very family friendly :)

dillydoodles
07-27-2013, 08:34 PM
i'm being so very nice here (which is hard for me to do :) what my first thought was and what I'm thinking are two different things and i promise what i'm thinking is very very very family friendly :)
Datta good girl :) So, care to share the very very very family friendly guess?

Jacque
07-27-2013, 08:46 PM
ok this REALLY depends on size and the way the photo was taken its hard to tell...AND mine is a remake from medieval times...but thought thru the years it could change once glass was invented and people had more money...a BODICE COOLER...and they are AWESOME!

http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k321/jdkelley64/LO/bodicecooler_zps92d410f8.jpg

sorry no clue who the credit goes to...very old LO

dillydoodles
07-27-2013, 10:42 PM
You are such a renaissance woman Jacque. That glass one looks to be the wrong shape ... it's not conical, and it's breakable. Could be tricky. I think the clay ones are more practical (I can't believe I'm saying that about something so odd, lol). Who knows maybe the first ones were made of bull horns and they kept them in the icebox.

I still say candle snuffer, but bodice cooler is much sexier. :)

Jacque
07-27-2013, 11:40 PM
You are such a renaissance woman Jacque. That glass one looks to be the wrong shape ... it's not conical, and it's breakable. Could be tricky. I think the clay ones are more practical (I can't believe I'm saying that about something so odd, lol). Who knows maybe the first ones were made of bull horns and they kept them in the icebox.

I still say candle snuffer, but bodice cooler is much sexier. :)

LOL they clay ones r very breakable...i broke mine...i actually thought the glass one looked stronger. I got mine thru an SCA event (which is like renaissance to an outsider but we do NOT reenact we live and speak and FIGHT due to history with no scripts and everyone must dress the part) they actually make much more modern ones today...specifically for hot flashes. it was just a thought lol. the only reason i would think it was NOT a snuffer is it seems it would weigh too much and squish the wax and wick...but i have no clue LOL

dillydoodles
07-28-2013, 12:49 AM
You may very well be right Jacque. Fun discussion though.
Jill maybe you could post the photo on https://www.facebook.com/AntiquesRoadshow and ask what they think it is.

Jacque
07-28-2013, 02:20 AM
that's a great idea alrene...i truly have NO idea what it is...but looks like apprx. the 70's by the cut of the glass. again...i have NO CLUE LMAO!

jillgarrison
07-28-2013, 03:39 AM
So sorry......... i didnt get notified people were responding LOL Im a dork. hmmm I dont have the measurements it was at moms house and she sent me the photo. :) but i love the humor cause my thoughts were all over the place lol when she sent it to me... cause in person i dont remember it sparking such thoughts LOL.... I love the idea of the antique roadshow.... and candle snuffer --- must research!

Yeah most people say its a pie crust rolling pin... but i dont see what it would be so ornate. Granted to snuff out a candle you wouldnt need such a pretty thing either LOL

missdamsel
07-28-2013, 04:02 AM
A google image search was no help either. Maybe on a different background?

https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&tbs=simg:CAESYxphCxCo1NgEGgQIBggIDAsQsIynCBo4CjYIA RIQ4wWKBa0EswenBKIHsQeaBBog4Xg3dJuweFayKIyH78yXjph yGDlDylQvvnS4P9zKNKYMCxCOrv4IGgoKCAgBEgQ0uwe1DA&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=aYn0UbKGA5ez4AOhpoGoAg&ved=0CCkQsw4&biw=1669&bih=851

jillgarrison
07-28-2013, 04:07 AM
Here are two more photos she sent later in the day. I havent found one candle snuffer that looks even remotely close to this lol. I put in a message to the Antique Roadshow Facebook page. We will see.
http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/a0df/vatka7i7b9l2waffg.jpg

http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/7663/46v8vic99doe649fg.jpg

dillydoodles
07-28-2013, 06:28 AM
Oh dear ... the new pics don't help, lol. I don't think it's a candle snuffer any more. It's probably part of something and the other part is missing or broken, :) Let us know if you find out what it is.

Jacque
07-28-2013, 03:13 PM
i still think its a bodice cooler...and if its not...it would work ;)

jillgarrison
07-28-2013, 05:47 PM
Okay I must research some bodice coolers :D ---- my grandmother was a farm girl lol but maybe she had a need for one LOL

Jacque
07-28-2013, 09:10 PM
LOL...i'm sure its not that...but was my umm er second thought ;) however as funny as this seems...this actually helps cool the core temperature of the body quite a bit :) and if this is NOT what it is u will learn a lot about them :)

littleradtrio
07-28-2013, 10:10 PM
Jill, I'm dying to know what this is. I showed it to my mom and I'm sure you could guess her response.... it's not family friendly! LOL!

StarWarsFans
07-29-2013, 03:07 AM
Is it the lid to a decanter?

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/crystal-decanter-stopper

Jacque
07-29-2013, 03:57 AM
interesting thought....its hollow...but not sure if that would matter...i just wanna know what it is now LMAO

i think GS should have a contest for whoever can definitively tell us what this is ;)

emscraps
07-29-2013, 08:49 AM
LOL!! Such a fun thread!!

At first I was thinking something with a chandelier, either the hanging part
http://ccs.infospace.com/ClickHandler.ashx?du=http%3a%2f%2ffritzfryer.co.uk %2fc%2fproducts%2flg%2fAntique_Osler_Crystal_Chand elier.jpg&ru=http%3a%2f%2ffritzfryer.co.uk%2fc%2fproducts%2f lg%2fAntique_Osler_Crystal_Chandelier.jpg&ld=20130729&ap=8&app=1&c=prodegemeta3.org&s=prodegemeta3&coi=772&cop=main-title&euip=67.170.241.166&npp=8&p=0&pp=0&pvaid=d978d9f31d9d4331a8a270089bca080b&ep=8&mid=9&en=saSGi6zbYVlaBat%2bZaUJFwLZ7itaq%2foIjJ25Hztnn5L ncuAWIYBKrg%3d%3d&hash=8A670F0BA13FC2FC041FB2CE266B996D

or maybe the top/bottom part
http://ccs.infospace.com/ClickHandler.ashx?du=http%3a%2f%2ffritzfryer.co.uk %2fc%2fproducts%2flg%2fAntique_Crystal_Chandelier_ 5.jpg&ru=http%3a%2f%2ffritzfryer.co.uk%2fc%2fproducts%2f lg%2fAntique_Crystal_Chandelier_5.jpg&ld=20130729&ap=18&app=1&c=prodegemeta3.org&s=prodegemeta3&coi=772&cop=main-title&euip=67.170.241.166&npp=18&p=0&pp=0&pvaid=e50b365b80e34caf93e12296a7bd3bad&ep=18&mid=9&en=saSGi6zbYVlaBat%2bZaUJFwLZ7itaq%2foIjJ25Hztnn5L ncuAWIYBKrg%3d%3d&hash=DB88A4B7901CA5EAD625000659DDF1AC

emscraps
07-29-2013, 09:15 AM
Then it lead me to perfume vials!
http://ancientpoint.com/search.php?querry=perfume+vile

http://www.antiquesnavigator.com/d-42061/antique-sterling-silverglassscent-perfume-bottle.html
http://www.antiquesnavigator.com/ebay/images/2010/150420337328.jpg

http://www.brueningglass.com/2009/01/crystal-repair-perfume-bottle-new-stopper-and-dauber/
http://www.brueningglass.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/img_6309.jpg (http://www.brueningglass.com/?attachment_id=496)

http://ccs.infospace.com/ClickHandler.ashx?du=http%3a%2f%2fwww.antiquesnavi gator.com%2febay%2fimages%2f2012%2f300807877167.jp g&ru=http%3a%2f%2fwww.antiquesnavigator.com%2febay%2 fimages%2f2012%2f300807877167.jpg&ld=20130729&ap=17&app=1&c=prodegemeta3.org&s=prodegemeta3&coi=772&cop=main-title&euip=67.170.241.166&npp=17&p=0&pp=0&pvaid=3ace47d6aa2346a69296e185f9ef2434&ep=17&mid=9&en=saSGi6zbYVlaBat%2bZaUJFwLZ7itaq%2foIjJ25Hztnn5L ncuAWIYBKrg%3d%3d&hash=18B157AAE0A85EE69FB912FFBD626FE0


http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-TIFFANY-CO-STERLING-CUT-CRYSTAL-GLASS-PERFUME-BOTTLE-FLASK-7-5-/161073901709
http://i.ebayimg.com/t/ANTIQUE-TIFFANY-CO-STERLING-CUT-CRYSTAL-GLASS-PERFUME-BOTTLE-FLASK-7-5-/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/vu0AAOxyBC1R8fnV/$(KGrHqVHJEQFHhY8-cmgBR8fnVKceg~~60_12.JPG?rt=nc

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-GORHAM-STERLING-CUT-CRYSTAL-GLASS-PERFUME-BOTTLE-FLASK-VICTORIAN-7-5-/161073819887
http://i.ebayimg.com/t/ANTIQUE-GORHAM-STERLING-CUT-CRYSTAL-GLASS-PERFUME-BOTTLE-FLASK-VICTORIAN-7-5-/00/s/MTYwMFgxMjAw/z/ocgAAOxy5QtR8cvP/$T2eC16FHJGwFFZe!s5jBBR8cvPBibQ~~60_12.JPG?rt=nc

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Lot-Vintage-Perfume-Bottles-Vials-Guilloche-Sterling-Cut-Crystal-Chypka-German-/321162760873

http://imagehost.vendio.com/bin/imageserver.x/00000000/prairieland/FourVintagePerfumeBottles3.jpg

dillydoodles
07-29-2013, 12:01 PM
Em ... you are the BEST googler EVER!!! I think you figured it out. I'm so impressed!!! Woot!

Jacque
07-29-2013, 01:01 PM
http://i.ebayimg.com/t/ANTIQUE-TIFFANY-CO-STERLING-CUT-CRYSTAL-GLASS-PERFUME-BOTTLE-FLASK-7-5-/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/vu0AAOxyBC1R8fnV/$%28KGrHqVHJEQFHhY8-cmgBR8fnVKceg%7E%7E60_12.JPG?rt=nc
http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/1fff/pgzf37w6hdvrwpvfg.jpg

i agree.emmm...this is the closet guess. i'd say perfect but we'd need to know if it is the full piece or if its missing a top. but i bet this is it!

StarWarsFans
07-29-2013, 07:26 PM
I bet that's what it is and it's just missing the lid!

jillgarrison
08-01-2013, 04:46 PM
OMG i bet sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo -- I was just about to put it up on the antique road show site... that makes A LOT OF sense --- my grand mother LOVED perfume!!!

cherekaye
08-01-2013, 06:50 PM
This thread had me cracking up. I'm glad you found something cool of your grandmothers, Jill. It is very pretty.

jillgarrison
08-03-2013, 07:12 PM
I posted it up on the antique road show page and still havent gotten an answer. lol of course my friends and family are having as much fun as you all have had.... lol