St. Bernward Lighter (Reduction), Version Bronzed


St. Bernward Lighter (Reduction), Version Bronzed

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Metalic casting | Version bronziert | Reduction | Height 35 cm

St. Bernward Lighter (Reduction), Version Bronzed

In the Ottonian time the Hildesheim bronze workshops were famous throughout Europe. In that time the Bishop Bernward of Hildesheim (960-1022), later canonized ordered this candelabrum for his Michaelis Church. The entwined human and animal bodies symbolize the struggle between good and evil.

Original: Michaeliskirche to Hildesheim. Early Romanesque, around 1000 AD.

Reduction. Metal casting with bronzed surface. Height 35 cm. (Without candle)

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