Vintage Christmas Tree Stands

In the 18th and 19th centuries, Christmas trees became a part of the Christmas tradition, spreading throughout Europe before becoming popular in the United States. By the 1870s, middle-class Victorians started to feel like their ornately decorated fir trees deserved more than a couple of boards hammered to the bottom and covered with a festive tree skirt. To capitalize on this new market, iron foundries began to cast elaborate, elegant...Continue Reading