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Hanukah lamp, probably Turkey, 19th century

Unknown1800 - 1874

The Jewish Museum, London

The Jewish Museum, London

Silver hanukah lamp made to be hung, with glass cups for the oil lights. The base plate is pierced to take pendant blue glass burners, the backplate bears a Hebrew inscription flanked by cyprus trees. The Hebrew inscription, with the blessing said while lighting the Hanukah lights, is dated 1874 - probably later than the lamp's production date.

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