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Hanukkah Menorah

Decorative Arts

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)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by Moses Spatt
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    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
    IMAGE overall, 49.228.3_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    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.
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