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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The mold is usually taken directly from the original, so that the replica reproduces even the finest details. After casting the replica, using the most appropriate method, the surface is polished, patinated, gilded or painted according to the original.

A replica of ars mundi is a recognizable image of the original.