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[BUSINESS] -- [WALKER, Madam C.J. (born Sarah Breedlove, 1867-1919)]. Madam C.J. Walker's Wonderful Hair & Scalp Preparation. Indianapolis: The Madam C.J. Walker Mfg. Co., [ca 1932].

Diam. 2 3/4 in. (spots of oxidization, some loss to paint). 

The yellow tin features a depiction of an African American woman with long hair alongside a listing of the active ingredients, "copper sulphate and precipitated sulphur delicately perfumed in ointment base." The verso of the tin gives instructions to the user. 

 

Provenance:Property from the Collection of Eric Majette Jr.

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,188
02/18/2021

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