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Hanukkah lamp

Hanukkah lamp

Hanukkah lamp

Brass, cast

Inscribed in Hebrew: "For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching [Torah] a light" (Proverbs 6:23); “Yeshua, son of Zarka” [probably the owner]; ‘Moshe Cohen” [probably the artist]; and the Hebrew year

H: 27; W: 22 cm

Collection of Dr. Albert Ticho, Jerusalem, in the Israel Museum

Accession number:

B83.0869

118/509

Jewish Art and Life
From the Israel Museum publications:

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

Exhibitions:

North African Lights: Hanukkah Lamps from the Zeyde Schulmann Collection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 05/12/2002 - 12/01/2004