"TranSglass" Candle with Original Box

Object Name: 
"TranSglass" Candle with Original Box

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Object Name: 
"TranSglass" Candle with Original Box
Accession Number: 
(a) H: 8.8 cm, Diam: 8.5 cm; (b) H: 11.1 cm, W: 9.2 cm, D: 9.2 cm
Not on Display
designed in 2007
made in 2011
Web Description: 
This collection is part of Artecnica’s “Design with Conscience” Project, which is a program to manufacture products in accordance with humanitarian and environmentally friendly principles. Since 2002, Artecnica has invited well-known international designers to work with artisans in need around the world, assisting communities by invigorating local commerce. The TranSglass collection was launched in 2005. With the help of the nonprofit organization Aid to Artisans, Artecnica collaborated with Guatemalan craftsmen to produce Emma Woffenden and Tord Boontje’s designs for recycled glass. Taking the humble empty wine bottle as their point of departure, Woffenden and Boontje have devised a range of creative table wares using basic cold-working techniques.
Artecnica, Source
Pressed (a) around body wall near base
tranSglass TM ©2005 Artecnica ® / design by Tord Boontje and Emma Woffenden
Stamped (a) on base
75l Э 78mm
Pressed (a) on base
Stamped (a) on wall of body near base
Primary Description: 
(a) Recycled post-consumer green glass wine bottle, candle wax, wick; cut glass, assembled. Base of green wine bottle filled with ""fresh cut grass"-scented candle and wick. (b) Cardboard box with green printed decoration and inscriptions.