Medieval candle holder

Photo: The Portable Antiquities Scheme CC By 2.0
Object type: Candle Holder
Period: Medieval
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 21/02/2022
Location: St Teath, Cornwall


A decorative element of a candle holder in the form of a lion which probably dates to c. 1300-1500. There are a few similar examples on the PAS database but this is the only one which retains a square bracket.