Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Hanukkah lamp adorned with Temple Menorah flanked by lions
Early 20th century
Lead, cast
Inscribed in Hebrew: nun, gimel, heh, shin, initials of the saying “a great miracle happened there”
H: 11; W: 15.4 cm
The Feuchtwanger Collection, purchased and donated by Baruch and Ruth Rappaport, Geneva
Accession number: HF 0373 ; 118/639

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