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Hanukkah lamp adorned with the figures of Judith, her maidservant, and a warrior
Nuremberg, Germany
1721
Silver, repoussé, engraved, cast, and partly gilt; semi-precious stones
Inscribed in Hebrew: “We kindle these lights to commemorate the miracles and wonders...”
H: 32.4; W: 28 cm
Gift of Daniella Dror, Tel Aviv, in memory of her father Etienne Shwovacher
Accession number: B86.0362 ; 118/914


From the Israel Museum publications:
The Jewish World 365 Days, from the Collections of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, USA, 2004

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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