Decorative Arts and Design
18th century (possibly)
Star: 2 1/2 x 10 x 10 in. (6.4 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm)
Pan: 4 1/4 x 5 x 5 in. (10.8 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm)
Shaft: 14 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (36.2 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm)
Each decorative element: 5 3/4 x 1 in. (14.6 x 2.5 cm) (show scale)
On pan, "C.S."
Gift of the Anti-Defamation League of the B'nai Brith
Sabbath Lamp, brass, star-shape, Judenstern type, composed of five parts: adjustable support rod, shaft decorated with graduated knobs, suspension chain composed of eight elements, star-shaped oil lamp with eight points, and pan with flared lip.
Condition: Fair. General surface wear and scratches is the interior of the upper part of the shaft, suspension chain elements are generally crimped and some links are missing or broken, one element is tied onto the suspension rod with a wire, a wire tied to the shaft.
This item is not on view
Jewish. Sabbath Lamp, 18th century (possibly). Brass, Star: 2 1/2 x 10 x 10 in. (6.4 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Anti-Defamation League of the B'nai Brith, 50.117.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.117.1_PS1.jpg)
overall, 50.117.1_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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