What In The Hell Is That?

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What In The Hell Is That? — 58 Comments

  1. The last item is an incense burner. The stick of dried herbs flowers and oils will usually some how stick into the lid of the vessel. Then place the lid back atop the base and there you have it.

  2. It looks like maybe a sachets. You would put flower petals or something that smells nice inside the container. Then place it in your dresser to make it smell nice.

  3. Salt and pepper shaker and a tooth pick holder. Back in the day you used to be able to flavor your tooth picks. The last pictures are of the container you put them and and then only one would come out at a time. Tooth picks back then were flat at one end.

  4. I concur that the last photo is of salt and pepper shakers, Scrimshaw, possibly from a walrus tusk, maybe made by a sailor on a whaling ship.

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