Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Chased stone Hanukkah lamp with name of owner or artist
Talaint, Morocco
18th century
Steatite (soapstone), carved and chased
Inscribed in Hebrew (on reverse side): "R. Moshe Bar Shalom B . . . (?)"
L: 16.5; W: 16 cm
The Zeyde Schulmann Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B63.11.2766 ; 118/484

Benjamin, Chaya, North African Lights, Hanukkah Lamps from the Zeyde Schulman Collection in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2003, 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