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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE FAMILY OF MRS. BETTY PLATT AND THE LATE MERVYN J. PLATT (LOTS 33 - 43)

A German silver tree-form Hanukah lamp,

late 19th century

Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 11,875 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE FAMILY OF MRS. BETTY PLATT AND THE LATE MERVYN J. PLATT (LOTS 33 - 43)

A German silver tree-form Hanukah lamp,

late 19th century

Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 11,875 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Judaica

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A German silver tree-form Hanukah lamp,

late 19th century

in the form of an oak tree rising from a mound, applied with a salamander, with spreading leafy branches centered by a lion rampant holding a tree-form menorah, matching detachable servant light
apparently unmarked
height 13 1/2 in.
34.2cm
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Literature

Jay Weinstein, A Collector's Guide to Judaica, fig. 152, p. 129.  He suggests that this unmarked piece might date to the 1870s, after the breakdown of the German guild system in the 1860s but before the imposition of Imperial German marks in 1882.

Important Judaica

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New York