It’s a candle holder that can’t tip over.
Studio Cheha is running a Kickstarter campaign to fund production of an anamorphic optical illusion brass candlestick they call Flatlight.
Details: Flatlight – 2D/3D optical illusion candle holder, Kickstarter>>
I also love another one of the objects they make. This one is called Time Tunnel>>
It’s a clock.