An elegant pair of mid-century modern Myrtle wood candle holders with a sleek design, glossy varnish and gold accents.
A couple of minor signs of wear and age, such as scratches to the wood and one of the metal candle holders is missing from the top as shown.
The original label on the bottom reads: MYRTLE- A rare and beautiful wood from the evergreen forests of Oregon. Fashioned in the shops of KENNETH E. MOLITOR, COOS BAY, ORE.
Oregon Myrtle Wood became popular for making gift items back in the early 1900’s. It is a hardwood which takes many finishes well. Oregon Myrtle wood is a broadleaf evergreen native to Southwestern Oregon and North-western California. It grows prolifically in this coastal region. The Myrtle tree grows 60 to 120 feet in the wild.
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Product Code: 30564
Styling: Would really set the tone on any dining table or mantlepiece, especially around holidays or special occasions, in any restaurant, pub or bar. Use in a study, office or man cave or give as a present. For anyone who appreciates wood-working and functional artist creations.