Wes ID #
64.8 x 54 x 21.6 cm (25 1/2 x 21 1/4 x 8 1/2 in)
This object is a standing branch Hanukkah lamp and has a Star of David and eagle at the top, center. The spread, flying eagle is a common motif in Eastern European art. The Star of David is a relatively new addition to Jewish ritual art, appearing only in the 19th century. There is a similar object in the Jewish Museum to this lamp (Accession Number F 982)—predictably, with an Eastern European, 19th century origin.
Description of materials
Copper Alloy: Cast
Place of origin
Adath Israel Museum, Middletown, CT
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