What is it? Pewter Container with 2 Lids

I purchased this unique item at the Paris Flea Market in January 2010. Only problem? I don’t know what it is! It’s made of pewter and is 7.5 inches high. The dealer I bought it from said it was a soup pail. Another dealer said it was a leech pot for transporting leeches. Another suggestion was a tea caddy. I’d love to know what you think it is.

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One response to “What is it? Pewter Container with 2 Lids

  1. I think it is for storing gun powder air tight. The leeches wouldn’t be able to breathe! -Katie

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