It was probably used for spices, tea, or coffee. I think the leather may have been replaced in the early 1900's on it because it would be far more caramelized and soft. Base is 7.5 inches and 13 inches tall. The item "1800's Antique Islamic Middle Eastern Persian Moorish/Qajar Copper" is in sale since Friday, April 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East".
The seller is "selalightning" and is located in Gardner, Kansas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Egypt, Jordan, Sri lanka, Macao, Oman, Viet nam, Uruguay.