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Hanging Hanukkah lamp modeled after ancient oil lamps

Hanging Hanukkah lamp modeled after ancient oil lamps

Hanging Hanukkah lamp modeled after ancient oil lamps

Brass sheet, etched; glass, turquoise, and ivory beads

Inscribed in Hebrew: “We kindle these lights to commemorate the miracles and wonders...these lights are sacred” (from the passage recited during the lighting ceremony); “And our eyes shall see your return to Zion with compassion...”(from the Amida prayer, recited at least three times daily); “Bezalel Jerusalem”

H: 17; W: 8.5; L (chain): 33 cm

The Alan and Riva Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum

Accession number:

B09.1167

118/979

Jewish Art and Life
From the Israel Museum publications:

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