Pewter Domestic candleholder
[R1 candleholder]

Candle Lighting.

  • Time period: 14th Century
  • Origin: England
  • Materials: Food Grade Pewter
  • Product Dimensions: Diameter; 10 cm at base. Uses church taper candles.

Please note: This is an order only item. Please allow 6 weeks for the item to arrive.

Further details:

The original of this 14th century item was excavated from the Thames foreshore in London and is now in the Museum of London. During the 14th century, pewter was still a material of great value, the ownership of which would have been restricted to those of relatively high status. To date a number of this type of candleholder have been found, both in pewter and brass. The stem of this replica is cast hollow, as on the original; allowing the rough casting to be mounted on a lathe for finishing. A modern taper of either paraffin or beeswax will fit comfortably within the socket. [Made under licence from the Museum Of London.]

Period: 1300 - 1400 AD, 1400 - 1500 AD

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