Possible salt cellar top

plymouthian12

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Dug this item appears to be brass under the crud I'm thinking it was a top for a salt container hole in top I'm thinking was for a chain and the opening in bottom I'm thinking was where the salt spoon would stick. Out when cover is on. And appears to be an acorn Your thoughts?
 

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crashbandicoot

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Dug this item appears to be brass under the crud I'm thinking it was a top for a salt container hole in top I'm thinking was for a chain and the opening in bottom I'm thinking was where the salt spoon would stick. Out when cover is on. And appears to be an acorn Your thoughts?
I have no knowledge of those so I,m not going to guess,but I do like it,a really nice design there.
 

Digger RJ

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Dug this item appears to be brass under the crud I'm thinking it was a top for a salt container hole in top I'm thinking was for a chain and the opening in bottom I'm thinking was where the salt spoon would stick. Out when cover is on. And appears to be an acorn Your thoughts?
🤷🏼‍♂️Nice!!! Congrats!!!
 

Hunk-a-lead

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Dug this item appears to be brass under the crud I'm thinking it was a top for a salt container hole in top I'm thinking was for a chain and the opening in bottom I'm thinking was where the salt spoon would stick. Out when cover is on. And appears to be an acorn Your thoughts?
cool find and good luck on the ID
 

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