Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Hanukkah lamp with the figures of Moses and Aaron
Berdichev, Ukraine
Early 20th century
Lead, cast
Inscribed in Hebrew: Tablets of the Law [inscribed with letters aleph through yod]; “Aaron, Moses, nun, gimel, heh, shin [initials of the saying “a great miracle happened there”]
H: 12.1; W: 15 cm
The Feuchtwanger Collection, purchased and donated by Baruch and Ruth Rappaport, Geneva
Accession number: HF 0374 ; 118/640

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