Black Chamber Candlestick
Light the night the same way people did in the 18th century. This antique-inspired black chamber candlestick window light holds a battery-operated candle in a black base with handle. Requires 4 AA batteries not included.
Ivory plastic candle
Handle on base
11 3/4"H x 4"W
Dust with dry cloth.
Candles were the primary source of lighting in Virginia homes in the 18th century. Candlemakers frequently went to some trouble to collect and refine the materials they used to make candles and soap. Candlemakers render tallow, refine and clean tallow and wax, and make candles by the processes of dipping and molding. Beeswax candles are most commonly made in warm weather. In cooler seasons, tallow and bayberry wax are used.
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I enjoy the beautiful warm glow of the candle that can be seen outside. I also like that the ligjht that is seen indoors is more subtle.