Wax Pear Candy Container c1900
A wax pear with beautiful coloring. Very realistic ~ very natural. This is a candy container used as a gift at Christmas time. The pear is hollow and holds the tiny sugar candies so popular at Christmas time. There is a hole at the bottom through which to fill the pear with tiny candies. The hole has its original paper stopper. In just about excellent condition. The pear even has its stem still securely in place. 3"W X 1 ¾”H.
NOTE OF INTEREST: The pear is the symbol for comfort and affection. Among Christians, the pear symbolizes the Virgin and the Baby Jesus. Pears are strongly associated with Christmas. In the song "Twelve Days of Christmas", they sing about the partridge in the pear tree.