Vintage Lot Of 6 Solid Brass Ribbed Taper Candlestick Candle Holders. Hundreds of brass candlesticks were made in the 19th century. Since they were practically indestructible, they are waiting for a sharp eyed collector to unearth them.
Before the 19th century the stem and socket were hollow cast in two pieces and then brazed together. Some in the 18th and 19th centuries were cast.
Brass is an alloy copper and zinc, in proportions which can be varied to achieve varying mechanical, electrical, and chemical properties. It is a substitutional alloy. Atoms of the two constituents may replace each other within the same crystal structure. The composition of brass, generally 66% copper and 34% zinc. Brass is often used in situations in which it is important that sparks not be struck, such as fittings and tools used near flammable or explosive materials.
Brass has long been a popular material for decoration due to its bright, gold like appearance. 6 - Ribbed taper candlestick candle holders.
1.5'' D x 3.25'' T x 4'' W. Light scuffs, has some candle residue, has some nicks, has some tarnish.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Candle Holders". The seller is "monicatiesvarietyshop" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.