(Not to be read while eating.... this is your only warning...)
While a votive holder was a really good guess, it wasn't right. (Although...now that you mention it...it's about the same size. I might just have to try it some day.)
Here's another clue:
Yes, really, it's a egg separator!
Bleh!! says Smiley as he pukes out his guts.
It works amazingly well and it's quite fun, besides! (Not that I ever separate eggs, I just got this for the cuteness factor.)
We separated two eggs and then put them back together to make brownies.
Heh, I could do this all day long!
P.S. Cluster vase and egg separator were bought from Honeysuckle pottery, website found here.