For centuries, lamps filled with oil or wax candles only provided a little light in the darkness. This bronze candlestick come from the medieval town centre of Harburg, around Schlossstrasse. It were probably produced around 1250 at a local bronze foundry.


  • Title: By candlelight
  • Creator: Foto: AMH
  • Date: Middle Ages
  • Location: Hamburg-Harburg
  • Provenance: Archäologisches Museum Hamburg Stadtmuseum Harburg|Helms-Museum
  • Type: Candelabra
  • Medium: Bronze, Bronze

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