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The pictured item is 13 3/8 inches long.


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  1. bkmdano2go says:

    It’s an olive tray. Possibly Turkish?

  2. bkmdano2go says:

    It’s an olive tray. Possibly Turkish?

  3. dazymick says:

    That is a lovely olive dish! I have 2 here at home but they are nothing fancy like the one y’all have pictured.

  4. dazymick says:

    That is a lovely olive dish! I have 2 here at home but they are nothing fancy like the one y’all have pictured.

  5. zvicki says:

    I think this can be used to serve bread, like Baguette, or any type of Relish – A Relish Dish.

  6. zvicki says:

    I think this can be used to serve bread, like Baguette, or any type of Relish – A Relish Dish.

  7. kovels.com says:

    It’s an olive dish, pottery, with painted olive branches, marked “CIC CHINA SW” on back, modern.

  8. kovels.com says:

    It’s an olive dish, pottery, with painted olive branches, marked “CIC CHINA SW” on back, modern.

  9. skatyeight says:

    An olive server. If I’m not mistaken, they are olives shown on the branches in the decoration .

  10. skatyeight says:

    An olive server. If I’m not mistaken, they are olives shown on the branches in the decoration .

  11. Curlewqueen says:

    I have one exactly like it, it is for olives, but works well
    for any small condiment.

  12. Curlewqueen says:

    I have one exactly like it, it is for olives, but works well
    for any small condiment.

  13. Witold says:

    Serving dish for olives, celery, carrot sticks, and the like.

  14. Witold says:

    Serving dish for olives, celery, carrot sticks, and the like.

  15. bluemoonbay says:

    Olive dish – because a small bowl just won’t do!

  16. bluemoonbay says:

    Olive dish – because a small bowl just won’t do!

  17. Jkj66 says:

    It’s an olive tray.

  18. Jkj66 says:

    It’s an olive tray.

  19. mmbNaplesFL says:

    An olive dish.

  20. mmbNaplesFL says:

    An olive dish.

  21. Hookman says:

    It’s a canoe for a Barbie doll.
    It’s a pencil holder for a calligrapher.
    It’s an ink pen holder for a calligrapher.
    It’s a quill pen holder for a calligrapher.
    It’s a chopsticks holder.
    It’s a dish for buttering corn on the cob. You put melted butter in the dish, add the ear of corn, and rollllll it around over and over.
    It’s a soup sipper for drinking thick soup.
    It’s an asparagus dish.
    It’s a dish for cleaned and trimmed, whole green onions.
    It’s a dish for cleaned and trimmed, celery stalks.
    It’s a dish for carrot sticks.
    It’s a dish for washing all ten finger tips before or after, playing a piano.

    I dunno. I’m drawing a _______ here! I give up.

    Whatizzit?

  22. Hookman says:

    It’s a canoe for a Barbie doll.
    It’s a pencil holder for a calligrapher.
    It’s an ink pen holder for a calligrapher.
    It’s a quill pen holder for a calligrapher.
    It’s a chopsticks holder.
    It’s a dish for buttering corn on the cob. You put melted butter in the dish, add the ear of corn, and rollllll it around over and over.
    It’s a soup sipper for drinking thick soup.
    It’s an asparagus dish.
    It’s a dish for cleaned and trimmed, whole green onions.
    It’s a dish for cleaned and trimmed, celery stalks.
    It’s a dish for carrot sticks.
    It’s a dish for washing all ten finger tips before or after, playing a piano.

    I dunno. I’m drawing a _______ here! I give up.

    Whatizzit?

  23. shebadog2003 says:

    It’s a bowl for pouring olive oil and topping with generous amounts of cracked black pepper into which to dip your delicious Italian bread.

  24. shebadog2003 says:

    It’s a bowl for pouring olive oil and topping with generous amounts of cracked black pepper into which to dip your delicious Italian bread.

  25. shebadog2003 says:

    Its a bowl for serving olive oil and cracked black pepper into which everyone at the table can dip their great Italian bread into. It’s long so everyone can reach it.

  26. shebadog2003 says:

    Its a bowl for serving olive oil and cracked black pepper into which everyone at the table can dip their great Italian bread into. It’s long so everyone can reach it.

  27. cauman2000 says:

    Serving dish for olives

  28. cauman2000 says:

    Serving dish for olives

  29. BJarus says:

    It’s an olive dish. I bought my daughter one just like this for a wedding shower gift along with some matching pattern accessories!

  30. BJarus says:

    It’s an olive dish. I bought my daughter one just like this for a wedding shower gift along with some matching pattern accessories!

  31. borglah says:

    Exactly! It ‘s an olive dish.

  32. borglah says:

    Exactly! It ‘s an olive dish.

  33. jalorensen says:

    Olive tray, perhaps Spanish pottery.

  34. jalorensen says:

    Olive tray, perhaps Spanish pottery.

  35. OkiePoke says:

    It’s an olive tray.

  36. OkiePoke says:

    It’s an olive tray.

  37. jabbajane says:

    I agree with Mzgiti2u ~ An olive dish.

  38. jabbajane says:

    I agree with Mzgiti2u ~ An olive dish.

  39. LJB says:

    This is an olive dish

  40. LJB says:

    This is an olive dish

  41. bluemoonbay says:

    Yep, it’s an olive dish. I gave one as part of a gift once. The newlyweds called me because they had given up trying to figure out what it was for! : )

  42. bluemoonbay says:

    Yep, it’s an olive dish. I gave one as part of a gift once. The newlyweds called me because they had given up trying to figure out what it was for! : )

  43. Jzelda says:

    It’s an olive dish

  44. Jzelda says:

    It’s an olive dish

  45. Bdouglas18 says:

    Olive dish

  46. Bdouglas18 says:

    Olive dish

  47. Bdouglas18 says:

    It’s an olive dish

  48. Bdouglas18 says:

    It’s an olive dish

  49. jeniahm says:

    It is to serve olive oil or olives and looks like it is from Deruta in Umbria in Italy.

  50. jeniahm says:

    It is to serve olive oil or olives and looks like it is from Deruta in Umbria in Italy.

  51. norcalgal says:

    Yes, agree it is an olive dish: the decoration gives it away, I think!

  52. norcalgal says:

    Yes, agree it is an olive dish: the decoration gives it away, I think!

  53. Toadtree44 says:

    Olive boat, decorated appropriately.

  54. Toadtree44 says:

    Olive boat, decorated appropriately.

  55. bjant1 says:

    The lovely design gives it away, it’s to hold olives. Yum.

  56. bjant1 says:

    The lovely design gives it away, it’s to hold olives. Yum.

  57. lindacomox says:

    Serving dish for olives, as pictured on the piece 🙂

  58. lindacomox says:

    Serving dish for olives, as pictured on the piece 🙂

  59. DOBIE66 says:

    I think it is a serving dish for Cherries. (or maybe blueberries like the design)

  60. DOBIE66 says:

    I think it is a serving dish for Cherries. (or maybe blueberries like the design)

  61. Mzgti2u says:

    This is a very pretty dish for serving olives

  62. Mzgti2u says:

    This is a very pretty dish for serving olives

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