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Hanukkah lamp engraved with depiction of a man lighting a menorah
Frankfurt am Main (?), Germany
Artist: Johann Philip Henschel (?)
Pewter, cast and engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew: two letters "Mem, Mem" in ornamental Ashkenazi script; the Hebrew year "[5]516" [1756]
H: 20; W: 23; D: 9 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0043 ; 118/883

From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir

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