Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Sabbath lamp (kandil)
20th century
Brass sheet, engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew: “to light a Sabbath candle” (from the blessing recited over the Sabbath candles)
H: 22.5; W: 11.4 cm
The Feuchtwanger Collection, purchased and donated by Baruch and Ruth Rappaport, Geneva
Accession number: HF 0213 ; 117/180

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