A GERMAN SILVER-GILT HANUKAH LAMP, MAKER'S MARK NS, FRANKFURT, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A GERMAN SILVER-GILT HANUKAH LAMP, MAKER'S MARK NS, FRANKFURT, LATE 18TH CENTURY

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A GERMAN SILVER-GILT HANUKAH LAMP, MAKER'S MARK NS, FRANKFURT, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A GERMAN SILVER-GILT HANUKAH LAMP, MAKER'S MARK NS, FRANKFURT, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A GERMAN SILVER-GILT HANUKAH LAMP, MAKER'S MARK NS, FRANKFURT, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A GERMAN SILVER-GILT HANUKAH LAMP, MAKER'S MARK NS, FRANKFURT, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A GERMAN SILVER-GILT HANUKAH LAMP, MAKER'S MARK NS, FRANKFURT, LATE 18TH CENTURY
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A GERMAN SILVER-GILT HANUKAH LAMP, MAKER'S MARK NS, FRANKFURT, LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate:

15,000 - 25,000 USD

A GERMAN SILVER-GILT HANUKAH LAMP, MAKER'S MARK NS, FRANKFURT, LATE 18TH CENTURY

A GERMAN SILVER-GILT HANUKAH LAMP, MAKER'S MARK NS, FRANKFURT, LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate:

15,000 - 25,000 USD

Lot sold:

15,120

USD

Description

A GERMAN SILVER-GILT HANUKAH LAMP, MAKER'S MARK NS, FRANKFURT, LATE 18TH CENTURY


the backplate punch-beaded with a menorah flanked by rampant lions below a crown, the lamp cover chased with rococo scrollwork spreading from a flower, on four lion rampant feet matched on the box-form servant light, the front engraved in the mid 19th century with the Sassoon crest and motto

marked on cover and backplate

length 5 1/2 in.

14 cm

Condition report

as noted re: later crest and tips of crown missing good quality chasing on lamp box


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.

Provenance

Probably Reuben David Sassoon (1834-1905), to his great-niece and sister-in-law
Flora Gubbay, Mrs. Solomon David Sassoon (1856-1936), to her son
David Solomon Sassoon (1880-1942), to his son
Rabbi Solomon David Sassoon of Letchworth (1915-1985), and by descent

Exhibited

London, 1906: Exhibition of Jewish Art and Antiquities, Whitechapel Art Gallery, November 7 to December 16, no. 168, lent by Mrs. S.D. Sassoon.