Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Ofrit Rozenberg Ben-Menachem
Dedication plaque for a memorial lamp
Italy
First half of the 19th century
Brass, engraved and soldered
The Hebrew inscription contains the donor's instructions that a lamp be lighted in his memory on specific dates and records that he has provided funds for this purpose
H: 8.6; W: 10.5 cm
The Feuchtwanger Collection, purchased and donated by Baruch and Ruth Rappaport, Geneva
Accession number: HF 0197 ; 171/131
 
 

Publications:
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