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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1992
The bench shaped Hanukah lamp is made of pewter and consists of a row of oil containers, a drip tray, back and sides walls, feet and a Shamash. A row of eight rectangular spouted oil containers is attached to the back wall at the center. It is supported by a shelf with undulating edges and two openings in the shape of a sea monster. Underneath is a drip tray with an undulating balustrade supported by globular paw-like feet. The back wall is decorated in its center with an engraved rose flanked on the right and left, respectively, with the letters: "אל##זה" The letters A,L and Z,H. Two angels in relief form the edges of the back wall. Below each of them is an elliptical opening. ##The hanger is a hole placed above the rose, between the angels, in the upper center of the back wall. It is surmounted by a palmette leaf. The side walls are in a shape of a chair's arm rest.## The Shamash is a rectangular spouted oil container attached by a bracket and a ring to the right side wall.## An engraved zigzag line decorates the edges ofins much of the lamp. MED : Metal:MH : 260mm (overall); 1245mm (back); 98mm (sides):MWI : 195mm (back); 70mm (sides):MDE : 45mm (oil containers):MAT : Pewter##Structure: cast## Decoration: engraved##Bonding: soldered, ears fastened by pins##Inscription: engraved:REM : See also J-M, Isr. Mus., Stieglitz, 1987, p. 186-188, pl. 140-141.##Shachar,Feuchtwanger, 1981, pl. 349##Koln, Stadtmus, Judaica 1980, pl. 178-180.See also IJA 5877
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