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Lot 112: Hanukkah Lamp - Holland, 17th Century

Auction 53 - Rare and Important Items

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

15 November 2016

Jerusalem, Israel

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Description: Hanukkah lamp. [Holland], 1650. Cast brass. Hanukkah lamp of the type used by the Portuguese Jewish community in Holland. At the top of the backplate are three lily-shaped decorations. A rectangular niche in the middle decoration is intended for the shamash (missing), beneath which is a Hebrew inscription reading "For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching a light, 5410". Large rectangular oil fonts, their edges pinched, are placed above the catch basin for dripping oil. Length: 22 cm, maximum width: 32 cm. Good overall condition. Shamash and side plates missing. Restored break to right decoration. Provenance: Willy Lindwer collection.

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