Palais de Tokyo Candle by Astier de Villatte
Overlooking the river Seine, like a mysterious starship navigating the mysterious turbulence of artists’ imaginations, it dominates the view. A haunting fragrance floats between the raw cement walls of its wide, maze-like passageways, where a crowd of zealous and enlightened visitors feverishly gathers: intoxicating wisps of smoky wood, warm skin and metallic vibrations
100% natural wax, free of paraffin
Burn time: Approximately 60 hours
Glass container is hand-blown in Tuscany, Italy
At no time should any burning candle be left unattended and do not burn one for more than 3 consecutive hours.
Keep lit candles out of reach of children and pets.
Keep the wick trimmed to 5 – 6mm long at all times, this length should be maintained throughout the burning process.
Ensure that the wick maintains its central position.
Extinguish any candle that smokes excessively.
Do not burn a candle on a flammable or fragile surface, and never burn a candle all the way through to the bottom.
Once only 1 cm of wax remains, blow out the candle and let it fully cool before safely discarding it.
9cm x 9cm x 10cm
Their candles, which were created around meaningful places around the world, from the artist Balthus’ Grand Chalet to Honolulu are totally transporting.