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A Bezalel brass sconce-form Hanukah/Sabbath lamp, Jerusalem, circa 1910
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
32
A Bezalel brass sconce-form Hanukah/Sabbath lamp, Jerusalem, circa 1910
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Bezalel brass sconce-form Hanukah/Sabbath lamp, Jerusalem, circa 1910
of crowned cartouche form, the center embossed with the Biblical Spies of Canaan within Hebrew inscription surrounded by eight detachable sconces (two later), and a servant light backed by graduated concave ovals and set with colored glass “jewels”
signed near base
height 14 1/2 in.
35.5 cm
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Literature

Dr. Ilona Benoschofsky, Hungarian Jewish Art, The Jewish Museum of Budapest, 1985

Catalogue Note

This design was used on a Hungarian postage stamp in 1984, one of which accompanies the lot (see illustration).  Another lamp of this model was sold Sotheby’s Tel Aviv, November 9, 1998, lot 51.

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