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Hanukkah Menorah

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Silver-plate
  • Possible Place Made: Germany
  • DATES ca. 1820
    DIMENSIONS 14 1/2 x 16 x 4 in. (36.8 x 40.6 x 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by Moses Spatt
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Hanukkah Menorah, wrought silver-plate, candelabrum type Menorah with fluted columnar shaft on square pedestal. Base is domed and banded with gadrooning. There are eight branching candle arms, with cylindrical candleholders and a circular supporting discs. Neo-classical design. Condition: Fair. One branch broken off and repaired by the Brooklyn Museum Conservation Laboratory in March 1950. Same arm repaired by Cliff Silver Company in 1974. Servitor missing.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION German. Hanukkah Menorah, ca. 1820. Silver-plate, 14 1/2 x 16 x 4 in. (36.8 x 40.6 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Moses Spatt, 49.228.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.49.228.3.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.49.228.3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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