Hanukkah lamp, 1700-1825. Museum no. M.413-1956

Hanukkah lamp, 1700-1825. Museum no. M.413-1956

Hanukkah lamp
Poland
1700-1825
Brass
Museum no. M.413-1956
Bequeathed by Dr W.L. Hildburgh FSA

This Polish lamp was designed either to be hung on a wall or to remain free standing. Its back- plate represents a building and it is flanked on either side by lions, symbolising the tribe of Judah. It has two candleholders for Sabbath lamps.