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This candy container is made of painted papier-mache. It sold recently at a Conestoga auction in Manheim, Pennsylvania for $88. Remove the chick's head and the container can be filled with homemade or store-bought Easter treats.

 

Candy containers have been popular since the late Victorian era. They are made of glass, tin, cardboard or papier-mache and in shapes like rabbits, chickens, ducks and eggs. Some had removable cloth clothing and blown glass eyes. Some were made with wind-up mechanisms for walking. Candy containers continued to be made in the U.S., Germany and Japan until the mid-1960s.

 

Find more candy container prices here or in the latest Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price List.

 

 

 


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