18th Cent English Tin Candle Box

18th Cent English Tin Candle Box

Code: 10247

Dimensions:

W: 27cm (10.6")H: 17cm (6.7")D: 12cm (4.7")

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18th Cent English Tin Candle Box in old paint.

Eraly candles were made of tallow - melted down sheep bones.

The candles went mouldy. These boxes hung in the Inglenook and were filled with bran that kept the candles dry.