Decorative Arts and Design
late 19th century
10 1/2 x 10 5/8 x 2 7/8 in. (26.7 x 27 x 7.3 cm) (show scale)
Purchased with funds given by Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Abrams
Hanukkah Menorah, silver gilt, bench type, Gothic style. Back plate decorated with three pointed arches with foliage ornament and acorn finials; arches rest on columns with capitals; left and right panels decorated with horseshoe arches and scrolls; central panel features Tablets of Law flanked by two rampant lions standing on stylized flowers; above Tablets, a crown with ribbons; on bottom eight small oil vessels mounted on rod which rests on the bench; side panels of bench decorated with shells and scrolls; claw feet decorated with shells and scrolls.
Condition: Good. Gilt is worn, silver tarnished, numerous elements are bent out of shape, servant is missing.
This item is not on view
Hanukkah Menorah, late 19th century. Silver, 10 1/2 x 10 5/8 x 2 7/8 in. (26.7 x 27 x 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Abrams, 49.228.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 49.228.11.jpg)
overall, 49.228.11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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