This is a unique item. I believe it is a knife holder with a metal carrying handle. The total height is 9 1/8 inches tall and the base is 5 1/2 inches across. There is a shallow chip on the bottom and wear to some of the gold gilt glaze. Both of these conditions are shown in the photographs. I have not attempted to disassemble it and would not reccommend trying. The makers mark RPM is impressed on the bottom.
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Item ID: RLB-10-#A460