Auction 62
Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Lot Number 392

Chanukah Lamp – Lilies – Portuguese Community in Holland, 19th Century

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Lot Number 392

Chanukah Lamp – Lilies – Portuguese Community in Holland, 19th Century

Chanukah lamp. [Holland, 19th century].
Cast brass, soldered and bent.
A lamp of the type used by the Portuguese community in Holland. The back plate consists of three lilies; below them are openings shaped as wide shields. On the base of the central lily is a blank rectangular plate. Apertures in the lilies. A cast Shamash is placed in the opening of the right lily. A cast row of oil fonts, removable. The oil fonts and the back plate are contained in a matching base with pierced apertures designated for projections securing the lamp to the base.
Height: 23.5 cm. Width: 27 cm. Good condition. Bends. Stains. Some defects. Lacking oil font.
Literature: Narkis, "Menorat HaHanukkah", plate XXI, item 58.

Unsold
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2,000$

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