A POLISH PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND FILIGREE 'BAAL SHEM TOV' HANUKAH LAMP, UNCLEAR ITALIC MAKER'S MARK, CIRCA 1830-40
A POLISH PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND FILIGREE 'BAAL SHEM TOV' HANUKAH LAMP, UNCLEAR ITALIC MAKER'S MARK, CIRCA 1830-40
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A POLISH PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND FILIGREE 'BAAL SHEM TOV' HANUKAH LAMP, UNCLEAR ITALIC MAKER'S MARK, CIRCA 1830-40
A POLISH PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND FILIGREE 'BAAL SHEM TOV' HANUKAH LAMP, UNCLEAR ITALIC MAKER'S MARK, CIRCA 1830-40
A POLISH PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND FILIGREE 'BAAL SHEM TOV' HANUKAH LAMP, UNCLEAR ITALIC MAKER'S MARK, CIRCA 1830-40
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A POLISH PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND FILIGREE 'BAAL SHEM TOV' HANUKAH LAMP, UNCLEAR ITALIC MAKER'S MARK, CIRCA 1830-40

Estimate: 9,000 - 12,000 USD

A POLISH PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND FILIGREE 'BAAL SHEM TOV' HANUKAH LAMP, UNCLEAR ITALIC MAKER'S MARK, CIRCA 1830-40

Estimate: 9,000 - 12,000 USD
Lot sold:9,375USD

Description

A POLISH PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND FILIGREE 'BAAL SHEM TOV' HANUKAH LAMP, UNCLEAR ITALIC MAKER'S MARK, CIRCA 1830-40


shaped backplate centered by a double-headed eagle in oval cartouche, flanked by pillars crowned with birds, below a crown with floral cluster knop, the galleried front set with eight pitcher-form oil receptacles, also fitted with two servant lights, with brass backplate, scroll supports, minor alterations

length 11 in.

28 cm

Condition report

As noted re birds and flower finial, scroll feet cut down and one missing, brass backplate with missing screws and two patched, sections of eagle replaced/ missing, repair to front gallery.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Saleroom Notice

Please note The maker is not I. Szekeman. Unclear italic maker's mark, circa 1830-40. However this is the lamp pictured in Jay Weinstein, A Collector's Guide to Judaica.

Provenance

Sotheby's, New York, June 23, 1983, lot 444

Literature

Jay Weinstein,  A Collectors' Guide to Judaica, 1985, p. 135, no. 173, who notes "... Elements of Rococo, Classical and folk art are combined in a pleasing mélange."