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Hanukkah Menorah

Decorative Arts and Design

  • Place Made: Lemburg, Ukraine
  • DATES ca. 1830–1850
    DIMENSIONS 9 1/2 x 12 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. (24.1 x 30.8 x 8.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Marks on base: maker's mark "M.B."; standard mark "12"
    ACCESSION NUMBER 49.228.14
    CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by Fred Zeitz
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Hanukkah Menorah, silver, filigree, bench type, scalloped back panel surmounted by crown with eagle finial, on both sides two filigree columns with capitals, on center in roundel double-headed eagle symbolizing the Austro-Hungarian Habsburg monarchy, eight pitchers and servant missing, cabriole legs. Condition: Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Hanukkah Menorah, ca. 1830–1850. Silver, 9 1/2 x 12 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. (24.1 x 30.8 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Fred Zeitz, 49.228.14. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 49.228.14_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 49.228.14_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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