Maker’s marks were often stamped or carved into each piece.
The most sought-after brass antiques are candlesticks and andirons (metal support for fireplace logs) from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Generally the most effective way to distinguish brass from copper is by color: copper typically exhibits the color of a new penny--kind of an orange, almost reddish color.
DELIVERY WOULD BE 75 WITHIN MAINLAND ENGLAND For Scotland and Wales please enquire WE ALSO SHIP OUR FURNITURE OVERSEAS AND HAVE A REGULAR COURIER TO FRANCE PLEASE ENQUIRE WE ARE AN ANTIQUE FURNITURE TRADE WAREHOUSE AND HAVE BEEN SELLING TO BOTH THE TRADE AND PUBLIC FOR 30 YEARS AT COMPETITIVE TRADE PRICES. Constructed from quality oak and with the head and footboard being identical and having a moulded top rail inlaid with ebony chequered frieze above an oak chevron cut panel and to the centre is a stunning inlaid motife in the Adams style with urn and fruit in ebony, mother of pearl and tulip and olive woods.
It has ebony stringing to the side posts and it has its original screw in side rails and stands on squared legs on castors. Measures: 50" high to headboard x 34" high to footboard x 54" wide x 81" long In very good condition with lovely deep colour and patination and oozing all the charm and character of the period.
Antique Victorian Super king Size Brass Bedstead and dating for around 1880.
Constructed from cast Brass and with the headboard having cross rails joined by turned finials.
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