Mid 19th Century Antique English Victorian Brass Candlesticks
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• Heavy quality brass • Sold as a pair • Elaborately turned and faceted columns rising from square card-cut bases • Classical beehive design with a faceted upper knobby element • The pushup rods are in place but are frozen and miss the flat push plates • Very good condition • Wear consistent with age and use
The beehive was an important symbol in Victorian society, representing industry, cooperation, and loyalty. This pair also features the faceted "Band of Diamonds" in honor of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.