Solid bronze Menorah - Bronze

Description
Solid bronze Menorah - Bronze
Israel - 1950

Solid bronze Menorah - Bronze
Chanukia 9-armed Jewish candlestick with shammes! -bronze
Meaning: this candelabrum is used for the Jewish feast called Hanukkah.
During the first night of the festival one candle is lit, during the second night the second candle is lit, etcetera until the eighth night.

The ninth candle, sjammes (Yiddish) or shamash, is the "servant candle" used to light the other eight candles and it serves as light source in general, because the other candles are traditionally not used for lighting purposes.

The candelabrum is 31 cm high and 28 cm wide.


The pictures are part of the description.

Lot details
Object
Solid bronze Menorah
Material
Bronze
Estimated Period
1950
Country of Origin
Israel
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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