Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Oded Löbl
Small Hanukkah lamp adorned with gazelles
Jerusalem
Sharar workshop, Bezalel
Silver, repoussé, stamped and filigree
Inscribed in Hebrew: “These lights are sacred”
H: 6.4; W: 6.4; D: 2 cm
The Alan and Riva Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B09.0533 ; 118/959
 
 

Publications:
Beauty and Sanctity: the Israel Museum at 40. A Series of Exhibitions Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2006
Benjamin, Chaya, Early Israeli Arts and Crafts: Bezalel Treasures from the Alan B. Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2008, English / Hebrew

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir