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)
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Purchased with funds given by Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Abrams
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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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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.
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