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Hanukkah lamp adorned with Moorish gates and fleurs-de-lis

Hanukkah lamp adorned with Moorish gates and fleurs-de-lis

Hanukkah lamp adorned with Moorish gates and fleurs-de-lis

Brass, cast

Inscribed in Hebrew: “For the commandment is a lamp, and the teaching [Torah] is light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life” [Prov 6:23]

H: 21.3; W: 12.4 cm

The Feuchtwanger Collection, purchased and donated by Baruch and Ruth Rappaport, Geneva

Accession number:

HF 0380

118/646

Jewish Art and Life
From the Israel Museum publications:

Shachar, Isaiah, Jewish Tradition in Art: The Feuchtwanger Collection of Judaica, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1981

Benjamin, Chaya, North African Lights, Hanukkah Lamps from the Zeyde Schulman Collection in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2003, English / Hebrew