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Sabbath lamp (kandil)
Morocco
20th century
Brass sheet, engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew: “to light a Sabbath candle” (from the blessing recited over the Sabbath candles)
H: 22.5; W: 11.4 cm
The Feuchtwanger Collection, purchased and donated by Baruch and Ruth Rappaport, Geneva
Accession number: HF 0213 ; 117/180


From the Israel Museum publications:
Shachar, Isaiah, Jewish Tradition in Art: The Feuchtwanger Collection of Judaica, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1981

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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