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A Middle Eastern silver Hanukah lamp, early 20th century
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
86
A Middle Eastern silver Hanukah lamp, early 20th century
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Judaica, including a Distinguished Private Collection

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New York

A Middle Eastern silver Hanukah lamp, early 20th century
formed as an inscribed arch with waved rim and tooled border, the servant light mounted in front of the hook, semi-circular rack of lamps with waved rim with pendants, with Hebrew inscription
unmarked
length 9 1/2 in.
24 cm
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Catalogue Note

The inscription reads: "Joseph is a handsome son,/ Handsome above the eye,/ Maidens gaze [at him] from the wall" [Gen. 49:2]. A verse often used in amulets, perhaps also hinting that the owner was named Joseph.

Important Judaica, including a Distinguished Private Collection

|
New York