Russian Tea Glass Holders called podstakannik (Russian: подстака́нник, literally "thing under the glass"), or tea glass holder. Their primary purpose is to be able to hold a very hot glass of tea, which is usually consumed right after it is brewed.
These could be sand dollars too! These apple slices look appealing with their floral centers where the seeds used to be. Mouth watering, they make me think of fresh apples, the memory of tartness, combined with the crisp sensation of chips.