Wrought Iron Folk Art Candle Stick

Year: 19th century
Weight: 1 lbs

Hand Wrought Iron candle stick with a human form of a "wood-chopper"  found in Austria circa mid 19th century. A lot of skill went into creating this Folk Art Candle Stick.It is about 8 inches tall. Completely hand wrought by a skilled iron worker no doubt.

The sport of Wood Chopping or "wood chop" became a  popular compititionin the 1870s although its origin dates back hundreds of years.The cutting of wood was and still is an important part of this part of the worlds economy.