Scimmie Candle

$117 $195

Italian painter, sculptor and designer Piero Fornasetti is best known for his imaginative and surreal aesthetic. The candles are hand poured into stunning ceramic jars, allowing you to enjoy it well after the candle has burned out.


The candle's signature "Otto" fragrance was created by Olivier Polge, known for his evocative and complex scents.


"Scimmie" (The Apes) features drunken monkeys with various styles of glasses and chalices that were originally used to decorate the Dulciora Pastry Shop in Milan in 1950. 


  • Otto: notes of thyme, incense, cedarwood, balsam.
  • Mineral paraffin and vegetable wax, ceramic vessel.
  • Height: 4". Diameter: 4". 10.5 oz.
  • Approximate burn time: 60 hours.
  • Signature red presentation box.
  • Handpoured in Milan, Italy.
  • Fornasetti.
  • Found at our 51 Charles St location.

Each item found at DECEMBER THIEVES is lovingly crafted.  We work with small artisans and independent designers who follow small batch manufacturing practices.  For them this means working solo with a handful of studio assistants or with small family run workspaces to bring to life their creations.

For us this means high quality unique products in very small quantities and a true dedication to the transformative power of a product made with passion.  Nothing is mass produced, nothing that can be reordered on a whim, and when it runs out, it runs out.

Important to note the items you find online are one and the same as those found in our brick and mortar locations- so snatch them up while you can!

For clients outside Boston + the surrounding areas we will gladly accept items for a full refund within 7 days of you receiving your order. Store credit or exchange is offered up to 14 days after you receive your order. 

For clients in Boston + the surrounding areas we will gladly accept items for store credit or exchange up to 14 days after you receive your order. 

All items must be in their original condition with tags attached and show no signs of wear.

Tights, socks and food items are all final sale.

All SALE items are final sale and may not be exchanged or returned for credit- this includes items purchased with a WEB DISCOUNT CODE or SALE MARKDOWNS.

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