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Offline Ivo

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Eve's eye bath or tooth pick?
« on: January 22, 2015, 01:22:29 PM »
What AM I looking at? Is it an eye bath (it has the perfect ahem cup for that) or is it a novelty tooth pick holder? As the inside is conical it would not accommodate many tooth picks... And do we think these exist in a male version as well?  The height is 6 cm, the cup is 4x3 cm (sorry no imperial equivalent)


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Re: Eve's eye bath or tooth pick?
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2015, 04:37:28 PM »
the rim makes me think not an eye bath  -  all those that I can see have an elliptical shape, and the capacity of this one looks larger than most.              Too small for cigarettes, and too large an opening for an inkwell, and probably too small a capacity for a salt.

I'd suggest mid C20 and agree quite likely a novelty tooth pick holder  -  tooth picks look to be very similar to cocktail sticks, so imagine reasonable quantity would fit in this one.

perhaps this designed to pass round at orgies - but think the extra tooling for male version would preclude it as a profitable venture. ;)


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Re: Eve's eye bath or tooth pick?
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2015, 10:35:26 AM »
Thank you. I will fill it with pricks and use it on the table.


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Re: Eve's eye bath or tooth pick?
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2015, 02:22:33 PM »
sounds risque saying to the vicar's wife, after the meal -  'would you like a little..............'              rather than toothpick.


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Re: Eve's eye bath or tooth pick?
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2015, 09:35:31 PM »
Perhaps it was intended to be used at one of those all-male dining type clubs that seemed to abound in days gone by? :)


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Re: Eve's eye bath or tooth pick?
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2015, 06:52:05 PM »
I think it's a shot glass...  Is this the same as yours?  Female torso shot glass

I like it.  I've got plastic ones.  :)
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Re: Eve's eye bath or tooth pick?
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2015, 08:01:26 PM »
He he he yes. SOLVED!


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Re: Eve's eye bath or tooth pick?
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2015, 08:14:05 PM »
Oooo good.  Na zdrowie  ;)
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Re: Eve's eye bath or tooth pick?
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2015, 10:03:03 PM »
which for those who may not speak Polski can be either  cheers (as in this instance) or bless you (if you have sneezed.
congratulations to clever Anik - although we don't permit plastic on this forum ;) ;) ;)


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Re: Eve's eye bath or tooth pick?
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2015, 04:55:11 PM »
 :)
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