Backplate of a Hanukkah lamp

Late 19th – early 20th century
Brass sheet, repoussé, pierced, and silver-plated
Inscribed in Hebrew with the word "Hanukkah" and part of the blessing over the candles
H: 12.5; W: 12 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization), Wiesbaden collecting point
Accession number: B50.02.1981;118/359
The candleholders are missing.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav