JANSSON, Tove (illustrator). Original Moomin Labels from the 1950s. Helsinki; Kromipaino, circa 1950.
A set of 4 original Moomin labels by Tove Jansson, limited and numbered, each image size circa 60 x 60mm, printed in three colours (red, powder blue and yellow), and each individually presented in a striking matt black mount with handwritten limitation details to the base and to the reverse; fine condition contained in original acetate sleeves with loose limitation sticker and printed details.
These authentic labels were used to sell Moomin products such as candles and soap manufactured by the former soap factory Vaasan Saippuatehdas (est. 1886) in Vaasa, Finland. The four characters represented are Moomintroll & Little My, Snufkin, Snork Maiden and Sniff.