Antique and Vintage Candy Containers

Novelty candy packaging has been customary since the 19th century, when chocolates were first sold in black cats around Halloween or inside turkeys around Thanksgiving. These papier mâché forms could be used to decorate shop windows or drawing rooms, while also enticing customers toward a particular brand of sweets. Perhaps the most popular candy containers were shaped like St. Nick: These papier mâché and composition Santa Clauses were...Continue Reading