Hello thank you for your patience on this gold rune bowl. It has taken time in researching this and I believe it to be a Wiccan blessing bowl of prosperity/wealth and good blessings. This is a handmade bowl and stand as you can tell in the hammering dents and form. The rune markings have been etched in the gold and the pearl hangs above the bowl to bring strength and life to the offering. I would say this was made in the 1970 ealry 1980s when there was a large number of people into Wiccan rune readings and blessings. The piece is a wonderful set - the stand was made to fit the bowl and the bowl itself is wonderful and unique. You do not see these outside of the circles of people that use them.
The price in today's market of gold alone would be $38.57 a gram and at 154.5 grams the value in gold alone is $5959.06
Add to the value the significance of the bowl the value would be 6500.00 and if you were to sell this bowl and stand it would take a special person knowing how to use the bowl and have an alter practicing the blessings and such. It had nothing to do with poisons or evil It brings good to the holder and practicer. If not it would be sold for the gold value and most will pay a fraction of the gold value when selling to gold dealers.
Other then the bottom markings I have not been able to translate the outside markings. On the bottom it says Goddess-heaven-blessing-come
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