Candle Holder with Firebird and Kasli Logo. Cast iron (aka Dutch soot). Matte black color. "Kasli" and "1997" marked on the inside of the base. 11½" in height, weighs 3#, 2oz (almost 1½kg). 1 only, as shown.
Nicely detailed lost-wax casting from the Kasli Iron Works in Yekaterinburg (Ekaterinburg) in the Ural Mountains, Russia. This significant mountain ridge forms the border between Europe and Asia. Kasli casting (named after the town of Kasli) is a metallurgical and metal-working plant which arose on the banks of the river Iset ( Исеть), and was one of the best of its kind in its day.