It is brass with a wood handle. The set is in a very good condition. There are no cracks, chips or other damage. This set of 6 mid century vintage shot glasses were designed by Culver with textured gold paisley and scalloped bands surrounding a red backdrop. Each shot holds 1.5 oz.And measures 2 1/4" high by 1 7/8" wide. Founded in Brooklyn, NY in 1939, Culver Ltd. The company produced over 75 glassware patterns, but is best known for its mid-century designs. Most of its glassware patterns featured 22k gold gild. The Culver signature appeared on most of its mid-century designs.
At first, Culver's mid-century glassware was signed in script. Later, the company turned to block lettering followed by gold foil labels carrying the Culver signature.