There are various types of antique shelf brackets still accessible in today’s market. Some of them are rusty iron shelf brackets, brass shelf brackets, Victorian shelf brackets, and circle and star shelf brackets, Eastlake shelf brackets and so on.
The antique shelf brackets are mainly founded from the ancient Roman community. We have certainly seen a lot of these in ancient churches of Roman culture situated all over the world.
There is a huge market for these especially in Rome and you could come across a vast number of buyers in the Rome market. However we can indulge in buying antique shelf brackets similar items at a very subsidized rate from Chinese markets.
There was this story of Pan the Greek god where it was claimed that he actually watched over the shepherds and their flocks.
He had legs and hands of a goat just like a satyr and this very bracket of Pan is seen a lot in Greek ancient art. These items are very fast selling in Greece and Rome and very commonly seen.
They used to call it Gargoyles in the ancient days and now they are called plaque shelf brackets. In ancient times architects and stone carvers used gargoyles on buildings as a way to get rid of evil spirits and bad luck.
It used to be finished with rock-hard cold cast resin and it was just right from diverting the harmful energy far away. It used to be 15 inches wide and a couple of inches deep. These Gargoyles are also used as perfect gift for holidays or for house warming gifts.
Now a day, this is very commonly seen on a console table. A console is a bracket in the form of a curve and basically a console table is a side table fixed to a wall which consists of only two legs. These were introduced in France in the 18th century are also commonly known as pier tables.