Scented Candle

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I don't know why I fell for this ridiculously overpriced candle complete with glass cover. It smells like an old library though.

Where and how is it used?

It sits in my study, adding a touch of glamour (or pretension!), and is used VERY sparingly (trying to make it last).

What did you or someone else pay for it?

Nearly £100!

Why do you want to add it to the museum?

A state of the nation comment - why spend so much on something that doesn't last?


How was it made?

Is made in a factory

Is farmed

Is mass-produced

Is produced by local cottage industry

Is made to particular specifications

Is craft / hand-made

Is foraged

Is found

Is colonised

Is a service


Materials & Making

Who made or produced your commodity?

Astier de Vilatte

Who was paid to make it?

No idea

What skills does it take to make it?

Aesthetic skills, perfumery skills

Where was it made?

Paris

What does it cost to make it?

Noidea

What is it made from?

1. :

Buying & Owning

Who decides how much it costs?

Marketing team?

Who or what assesses its quality?

Not answered yet

Where is it sold?

In up-market design/interiors outlets

Who or what sells it?

Not answered yet

How did this thing arrive from where it was made to where you got it?

In a box on a lorry?

Where is it used?

In domestic homes

Where is it kept?

In domestic homes

How and by whom is it cared for?

Me

How long will it last?

The outside will last decades, the candle wax has a short life (15 - 30 hours)

Where will it go when it's finished with?

It will stay on display

What is it worth?

Not as much as I paid for it.


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