What is the object below?

1. General answers such as “a wooden box” are not acceptable.

2. This object has a specific function.

3. Put your replies in the “Comments” section.

4. The winner will be the first person to put up the correct answer.

5. The prize? A cheap souvenir from the place where the photo was taken. Also the glory of being the winner of the First Ever Coffee Shop Rabbi Identification Contest.

Guesses are welcome, the wilder the better!