Halloween Timer Taper is a battery-operated taper candle with a grungy wax coating that features one of three Halloween design. Each taper features a jack-o'-lantern face,a trio of spiders, or a scared black cat. Taper is dipped in brown wax with a darker, almost black, drip-like effect just below the warm, flickering taper bulb. Taper includes a built-in timer features that keeps the candle lit for 6 hours, then off for 18 hours, repeating the cycle automatically each day. The cycle begins automatically once 2 AA batteries are inserted into the taper (not included). Measures 6.5" high.