The Honan Chapel - Gallery Collection


Image TitleHonan Collection: candle holder
DescriptionDetail of candleholder showing the open-mouthed beast at the terminal of the handle. Beasts with open jaws are found in early Irish metalwork and manuscripts like the Book of Kells (Trinity College, Dublin). This item has been catalogued by Virginia Teehan & Elizabeth Wincott Heckett in The Honan Chapel: A Golden Vision published by Cork University Press in 2004.
ContributorWilliam A. Scott and Edmond Johnson Ltd., Dublin
Contribution Year1916
  
PhotographerAndrew Bradley
CopyrightHonan Trust
Date of Photograph2004
CollectionChapel Collection