JANSSON, Tove (illustrator). Original Moomin Labels from the 1950s Helsinki; Kromipaino, circa 1950.
A set of 4 original Moomin labels by Tove Jansson, 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.
Set number 178. These authentic labels were used from 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.