wax

Early 19th century

Spoons. Description: Two spoons, 10 inched long, hand wrought iron, coated with wax, bowls quite shallow and leaf shaped with pointed ends. Handles vary from 1/4" to 1/2" wide with chisled...

Tinder box.

The object consists of a combined candle holder tinder box of two pieces, a candle, a hook-shaped metal striker and seven flint pebbles. (John Burke, 5/13/1994)

ca. 1940

Bars of Ivory Soap. Description: Bars of Ivory Soap, two, in original blue and white waxed paper wrapper "Ivory Soap, Proctor & Camble" with circular logo head in profile on right, stars on...

1915

Barrel Lid with Label. Description: Round wood barrel lid with paper label identifying contents of barrel: Argonaut Brand Powdered Skim Milk...distributed by Argonaut Milk Company, San Francisco...

2002

This candle was distributed by "Random Acts of Kindness", a volunteer organization created by Oakland Firefighters to make a diffference in our community for a candle light vigil which marked the...

2002

This candle was distributed by "Random Acts of Kindness", a volunteer organization created by Oakland Firefighters to make a diffference in our community for a candle light vigil which marked the...

2002

This candle was distributed by "Random Acts of Kindness", a volunteer organization created by Oakland Firefighters to make a diffference in our community for a candle light vigil which marked the...

2002

This candle was distributed by "Random Acts of Kindness", a volunteer organization created by Oakland Firefighters to make a diffference in our community for a candle light vigil which marked the...

June 30, 2002

This headdress is made on a base created from a straw hat and styrofoam blocks. These were then covered in blue, white, and yellow feathers and feather boas. Headdress also features curled...

1939

This is a wax crayon drawing of a sea scape with coastline

2001

This is an installation consisting of 17 bottles on a wall shelf. There are 6 green, 5 white, and six blue wax bottles arranged on a white shelf. Each bottle has a different phrase in gold leaf...

1993
1981

This is an encaustic painting depicting 2 figures (possibly a mother and child?). The smaller female figure is sitting on the shoulders of the female figure and is holding a fork.

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