Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Small Hanukkah lamp adorned with Austrian emblem and Tablets of the Law
Vienna, Austria
1853
Silver, cast and partly gilt
Inscription (Hebrew): "For the commandment is a lamp . . ." (Proverbs 6:23)
H: 8.5; W: 8.6 cm
Collection of Eliezer Burstein, Lugano, in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B55.03.1003 ; 118/256
 
 


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