[BBC News] The wooden items, believed to be French, were auctioned at Brentwood Antiques Auction on Thursday. Auctioneer Wendy Wood said: “You might laugh but it’s a good opportunity for investment. You won’t see another one in a long time.”
An anonymous bidder bought the pair which come with their own leather-lined case. One of the objects measures 10in (25cm) and the other 11in (28cm).