This Westmoreland lidded butter dish is a stunning collectible. It would also be beautiful as a part of your dining decor! It is made of thick cut glass. The blue color is made even more vibrant by an iridescent Carnival glass finish. The slightly metallic shine makes this piece stand out. It features two parts: a circular dish and a deep lid.
The bronze surround of this mechanized timemarker at 470 Park Avenue South displays silkworms and mulberry leaves, the choice repast of those invertebrates--references to the building's original owner, a silk-looming concern. On the strike of each hour, Merlin raises his wand to lightly rap the blacksmith who is pounding away on King Arthur's sword, and the Lady of the Lake arises from the case. Known as the Silk Clock, the work was manufactured in 1926 by Seth Thomas.
I've seen these before. You place a pod inside the pot and pour hot water or heat it up first like in the pic, then watch the pod grow into a flower and then you drink it. Pretty cool but it kind of freaks me out for some reason.