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Hanukkah Lamp

Decorative Arts and Design

MAKER B. Szkarlad
  • Place Made: Warsaw, Poland
  • DATES ca. 1900
    DIMENSIONS 10 3/4 x 10 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. (27.3 x 25.7 x 8.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On bottom and backplate: "SZAHLAD", Diana head, "84"
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Linder in memory of Dr. William Linder
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Hanukkah Menorah, silver, bench type, cartouche form, crown flanked by birds at crest, at far right servant lamp, at far left urn, possibly symbolizing the can of oil during the Temple period, at center vase filled with flowers topped by bird, bench flanked by rampant lions and palm trees, eight urn-shaped oil containers on bench, scroll feet. Condition: Good, cleaned and minor repairs by S. Ensko, 1950.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION B. Szkarlad. Hanukkah Lamp, ca. 1900. Silver, 10 3/4 x 10 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. (27.3 x 25.7 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Linder in memory of Dr. William Linder, 50.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.7_bw.jpg)
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