From googling I'm guessing they were made in Venice, Italy. I'm guessing these are brass as they are a brighter gold finish with applied black. This pair are almost exact opposites of each other, and their staff is actually a candle holder. Wonderful condition and very heavy - about 10 lb. These are approximately 16" tall and 7-8" at their widest point.
I get a kick out of seeing these pieces in movies - it sits behind Tom Hanks, as Walt Disney, in Saving Mr. Is a type of figure in European. Common examples of items and objects decorated in the blackamoor style include sculpture, jewelery, and furniture. Typically the sculpted figures carried something, such as candles or a tray.They were thus an exotic and lightweight variant for the. "Atlas" in architecture and decorative arts. The item "PAIR OF VINTAGE BRASS BLACKAMOOR CANDLE HOLDERS" is in sale since Wednesday, May 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Metalware\Other Collectible Metalware".
The seller is "grifboycat" and is located in Columbus, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.