Winner's Unlimited - No. 107

Eretz Israel and Zionism, Postcards and Photographs, Numismatics, Posters, Maps, Judaica, Holy books, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes - Buyer's commission 22%

May 8, 2018
Opening $ 600
Estimate $ 800 - $ 1,500
Sold for $ 793
Including buyer's premium

Chanuka menorah for a synagogue, shaped like a star of David. India, start of the 20th century.

The back of the menorah is made of wood which bears a brass plate that is attached with screws - a star of David from which extends a half-circle that holds eight holders in long, styled arms, designed for glass cups. The star of David is engraved with the Hebrew word "Zion" and a tall shamash hangs in the center. Hanging string on the back.

Literature: A Guide to Jewish Art by Michael Kaniel. New York, 1989. p. 58.

Jewish Tradition in Art: The Feuchtwanger Collection of Judaica by Dr. Isaiah Shachar, catalog #388.

The star of David measures 50x50 cm. The lamp is 30 cm. deep. One broken glass

Fine condition.

Category
Rabbis' Pedigree Copies and Glosses