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Hanukkah lamp in the shape of an elaborate building façade
Poland
18th century
Silver, repoussé, engraved, cut, and pierced
Inscribed in Hebrew: "To [kindle] the Hanukkah candle"
H: 29.4; L: 30.5 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: B86.0047 ; 118/887


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

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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