UNUSUAL BRASS CHANUKAH LAMP

27 Jun 2012

IMG 4815 UNUSUAL BRASS CHANUKAH LAMP

LARGE UNUSUAL BRASS CHANUKAH LAMP
$5,500

 

Description : dutch, late 18th/early 19th centuryThe cast detachable interior with openwork backplate pierced with architectural motifs and fleurs-de-lis,
with shamash and central plaque inscribed “Chanukah”, surmounted by Magen David, side panels with similar designs
fronted by row of 8 oil troughs; set in a brass frame. Rarely seen with accompanying back piece.

14″ high

For comparisons see R.D. Barnett: Catalogue of the London Jewish Museum, 1974, no.24

Price : $5,500

 

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