Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Hanukkah lamp with Hebrew inscription
Moravia
1782
Silver, repoussé and engraved, wooden plaque
Inscribed in Hebrew: “Mordechai son of the late Elazar Bach (from Tobroi?), Brendli daughter of Isaac Isaactal Katz Shalit”; “ . . . Not by might, nor by power, but by My spirit – said the Lord of Hosts” [Zech 4:6]; and the Hebrew year 5542
H: 31; W: 37 cm
Collection of Dr. Albert Ticho, Jerusalem, in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B83.0888 ; 118/529
 
 


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