Auction 71 - The Collection of Rabbi Prof. Daniel Sperber

Two Hanging Sabbath Lamps – "Judenstern" – Germany, 19th or 20th Century

Opening: $300
Sold for: $400
Including buyer's premium
Two hanging Sabbath lamps ("Judenstern"). [Germany, 19th or 20th century].
1. Copper and bronze, cast, soldered and pierced.
Baluster-shaped shaft over an eight-spout wick holder. Adjustable suspension bar.
Total length: approx. 88 cm. Production defects. Welding repairs.
2. Brass, cast and turned.
Column shaft over a six-spout wick holder. Connector brackets and hollow screws inside each spout (possibly as part of past electric wiring).
Total length: approx. 125 cm. Good condition. Minor damage. Adjustable suspension bar presumably supplemented from a different lamp.
Jewish Ceremonial Art and Various Objects
Jewish Ceremonial Art and Various Objects