Candle

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-18240

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

Descriptive Terms

candles
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
wax
Cardboard
Wax
Unidentified Paper
CANDLE

Inscription

Printed on label: ""PATENT 'PAINTED CANDLES'"" Stamped on side of box: ""Chrysanthemum""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

1.25 x 2.125 x 7.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2330

Places

New York state (United States)