David Palombo

Israeli Brutalist Iron Menorah

Mid 20th Century

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Description

Brutalist Hanukkah lamp menorah by David Palombo.

  • Hand-forged, cast and soldered iron.
  • David Palombo (Turkish, 1920–1966) was a sculptor and painter who immigrated to Israel with his parents in 1923.
  • Palombo began his studies at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, and became a student of sculptor Ze’ev Ben-Zvi in 1942, later becoming an assistant at Ben-Zvi’s studio and teaching at Bezalel.
  • Palombo’s known works include the gates to the memorial building at Yad Vashem (1960) and the gates to the Knesset; the latter were created shortly before his premature death.
  • This piece is final sale and not eligible for return.
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Dimensions
Height: 9.45 inches / 24 cm
Width: 11.81 inches / 30 cm
Depth: 3.54 inches / 9 cm
Materials
Iron
Period
Mid-Century Modern, Brutalist
Decorative Style
Transitional Style, Modern Style
Country of Origin
Israel
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