Permanent Collection

Standing Hanukkah Lamp for a Synagogue

Title: Standing Hanukkah Lamp for a Synagogue
Dimensions: H. 60 in. (152.4 cm)
Medium: Copper alloy: cast, machine-turned, engraved, punched, partly gilded (eagle)
Credit Line: Gift of Thomas G. and Louise J. Coffey in memory of H. Arthur Sandman
Object Number: 2013.4

Culture: E. European, probably Galician (present-day Poland or Ukraine)
Marks: Sotheby’s paper label affixed to underside of base: [bar code] / 6Q83H / N08961 0221/29 [LABEL REMOVED 6/12/15]
Inscriptions: engraved on base: (in Hebrew) This is a donation of Reb Fievel and his wife Esther Yenma daughter of Reb Zinvel to the Holy Society Hesed ve-Ernet [5]531 (1770/71)
Classification: Metal
Department: Judaic