Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Avi Ganor
Hanukkah lamp inscribed with benediction over lights
Silversmith: Johann Mather Kiermayer (?) (1767–1807)
Silver, repoussé, engraved and partly gilt
Inscribed in Hebrew with the blessing over the Hanukkah lights; “Yehezkel R. M.” (probably the owner’s name)
H: 18; W: 19.5 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: B86.0031 ; 118/871

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