This item sold on September 16, 2012.
This is very heavy and large. The basket rim measures 12-1/2" in diameter and overall this is 7-1/2" tall. No markings of any kind.
Excellent condition with no damage! While it seems to revolve, after studying it carefully I believe it is unscrewing from the base, so if you always spin it one way it will eventually come apart. (I had not noticed that prior to this)
I have no idea what the original purpose of this piece was, I bought it from an estate about 13 years ago and it had been buried in the garage with other typical garage stuff. I had used it as a fruit bowl on my very large table at that time and it looked amazing ...however kiwi fall right through if not centered in the middle ;-)
I do not believe this is terribly old, but I have never found anything like it ever.
You will love this unique piece!
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