What Is It? – December/January 2015

Any ideas what this object might be used for?

What Is It? - December/January 2015

Randy Abramowich of Thunder Bay, writes, “My wife and I recently visited some good friends and they had this proudly displayed on a table for all to enjoy. It is approximately two feet in diameter and made of stainless steel. We were hoping that some of your readers could enlighten us on what this is?” So, readers, any thoughts?

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