Hanukah lamp, Poland, 18th century

Unknown18th century

The Jewish Museum, London

The Jewish Museum, London
London, United Kingdom

Silver filigree Hanukah lamp. The backplate is decorated with the Holy Ark with Scroll of the Law flanked by two pillars surmounted by two Adam-style vases containing leaves, flowers and berries with bird above. On the top it is surmounted by a crown with a bird above.
The base bears eight ewer-shaped oil containers, engraved with a diaper pattern and two removable tapers, probably used for Shabbat.


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