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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.

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Chanuka Menorah for Synagogue, Shaped like a Star of

Estimate $800 - $1,500May 8, 2018
Jerusalem, IL