This is a silent butler traditionally used to sweep crumbs off the table. However, its uses have evolved over the years to whatever is convenient for the owner. Some people use them as ashtrays, while in Belgium, where this one was acquired, I am told they are used for church collections.
This one is brass with a wooden handle and is in very good vintage condition, probably dating from the 1940s.
DetailsFull length: 9.25" (23.5 cm)
Handle length: 5" (12.75 cm)
Tray dimensions: 4.75" x 3.75" x 1" (12 cm x 9.5 cm x 3.75 cm)