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Bidding Information
Lot #    22178
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 10:46:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Fine Vintage Brass Hanukkah Oil Lamp Menorah
City    Israel
Publication Date    1950's
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   H.150, w.125, d. 64 mm., usual wear.
          
Detailed
Description
   Vintage brass Hanukkah oil lamp menorah, Israel, 1950's. The backplate is beautifully executed as a sail boat, decorated with a lion and the word Zion on the sail. The top of the mast depicts a flag in the wind with the Star of David embossed. Fronted by a stylized base, inscribed in Hebrew "Amunot mi-Israel" (Crafts from Israel) and set with the eight oil fonts. The front legs depict faces of animals.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
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Religious Articles:    Checked