Lot 90: Pair of World War II Trench Art Candle Sticks
November 27, 2016
Bluffton, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Pair of World War II trench art candle sticks made from 44mm ammunition shells. Trench Art if a from of American folk art that originated in WWI, while soldiers "in the trenches" kept busy during the long stretches of battle. Materials such as ammunition or left over parts would be formed into useful objects. Post wartime, these same materials would also be created into unique souvenirs of specific battles. Terrific examples of mid 20th century wartime memorabilia. 6" H X 2 1/2" D.