The earliest in ancient times were copper objects, rich households had silver and pewter to make tools or utensils. Later there was enamelware, aluminum (steel) production increased iterations were born. There are also some snowflake plate (foreign iron) is now the world of stainless steel. There are too many tools made of copper, copper basin, copper bowl, copper horn, copper fire fighting guns, so on and so forth, too much.
Today Haiyan to introduce some old objects, these old objects are made of copper is a necessary tool for rural families in the past, whether you can recognize these old objects and say what they are doing. These old objects, after 60, after 70 are rare, used by people are old.
The first old copper object: the water pipe pot
The water pipe pot is also called the water pipe pot, people often say: "Eat the five grains, think of the six grains." Smoke bucket with water in it, after smoking, smoke through the water, and then sucked into the mouth. I secretly went to use the old man's water when I was a child, a suction, the water sucked into the mouth, spit also spit not. The real copper cigarette is 70 to 80 centimeters long, two to three pounds, the rural areas have such an old saying: a pot of smoke after meals, than the living gods. The front is filled with water, the back has a cover for the cigarette, the past general smoking people can not afford to use.
The second copper old object: copper fire punch
Copper fire is also known as the soup, is the old generation in the past used to warm tools, in those days many living objects are copper supplies. For example, the copper fire punch is made of copper. In the winter, the old people will use fire to warm up, the door will also carry the fire punch. Haiyan still remembers when he was in school, he would carry a fire punch to school.
The third old object: copper washbasin
This copper basin is rather special, generally in the past the craftsman shaver will use such a copper basin for customers to wash their heads shaved with. In those days, the shaver walked the streets with his head, shouting to solicit customers for shaving. The shaver picked one end of the line to pick is a wooden cabinet, the other end is picked a washbasin rack, on which a large brass washbasin is placed.
The fourth old copper object: copper candlesticks
A candlestick is an object for inserting candles. The base of the candlestick resembles a porcelain dish, with a protruding part in the middle that can be screwed down and a brass pin at the top for inserting candles. The production is very delicate. Generally speaking, copper candlesticks were only available to large families in the past.
The fifth old copper object: copper skewer
The bronze skewer is a bronze scalding jug made of hot wine. I believe everyone has heard of Cao Cao's boiling wine. There are records in the calendar book that ancient people would have the habit of drinking warm wine. If your home can have such a copper skewer then must be collected.
The sixth old brass object: brass locks
I also used a brass lock, my family had a brass lock when I was a child, at that time such brass locks are passed down from ancestors, now such a brass lock is almost invisible, and no one will use such a brass lock. Basically, they are used for collection.
The seventh old copper object: copper incense burner
Copper incense burner, generally the furnace is placed in the incense burner ash (with grain hulls burned ash, take the white. Also useful white fine sand), the general home will be equipped with a shrine, will be placed an incense burner. But such an old-fashioned copper incense burner is not often seen.
The eighth old copper object: copper iron
Such copper iron is used to iron clothes in the past, but the general family is rarely used such an old-fashioned copper iron, such copper iron will generally be used in the craftsman tailor store, the production of good clothes with iron ironing flat.
The ninth old brass object: brass pan scales
Copper pan scales, a tool used for buying and selling, are made of copper and have been handed down for thousands of years. Such brass pan scales made of copper are not often seen in our lives. More often you will see iron pan scales.
The tenth old copper object: copper inkwell
The inkwell was one of the tools used by old carpenters in the past. We usually see wooden ink buckets, so there are not many copper ink buckets like this, and it would be very valuable to have one at home.
The eleventh old copper object: copper kettle
Copper kettles were only used in times past. This copper kettle is very chic. Nowadays, copper kettles are rare and have been replaced by iron or aluminum kettles.
The twelfth old brass object: the gong
This is an old gong, Haiyan memory of childhood, our village from outside the monkey or circus performance will knock the gong. Later school, the school field day will use such a gong.
Too many copper products in the past, copper pots and pans, copper spoons and copper spoons, copper hinges on furniture, steel trim, copper basins, copper mirrors, too many daily necessities are made of copper, with electricity, copper with a large increase in the amount of many copper recycling industrial appliances with daily necessities gradually reduced! What other old copper objects have you seen and know? Welcome to leave a message.