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Candle

1998.2331 (RS23579)

Description

Pair of "painted candles" in original box w/ Japanese characters on paper label surrounding image of candle w/ mums on it, red and yellow. Inside cardboard box, candles wrapped in paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
Printed on label: ""PATENT 'PAINTED CANDLES'"" Stamped on side of box: ""Chrysanthemum""
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
wax
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
CANDLE
candles
Cardboard
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wax
Wax
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
1.25 x 2.125 x 7.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2331
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18241

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