Karshi - Menora - Candlestick (1) - Silverplate

Description
Karshi - Menora - Candlestick (1) - Silverplate
Israel - First half 20th century

The hanukkiah is the nine-armed candelabrum that is used during the Jewish Hanukkah feast.
The hanukkiah is suitable for small candles.
Material: silver plated.
Dimensions: Height 16, width 16.5.
Designer: Karshi Jeruzalem


The nine-armed menorah is lit when celebrating Hanukkiah. During the first night one candle is lit, during the second night the second candle is lit, etc. up until the eighth night. The ninth candle, sjammes (Yiddish) or sjamasj (Hebrew), is the ‘servant candle’, used to light the other eight candles and as a light source in general, as the other candles traditionally are not used for lighting purposes.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Candlestick
Material
Silverplate
Designer/ Artist
Karshi
Manufacturer/ Brand
Menora
Model/ Name
menora
Estimated Period
First half 20th century
Country of Origin
Israel
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
16×17×0 cm
Weight
430 g
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