The Shlomo Tepper Judaica Collection
Set on four claw-feet, the backplate with shell finial is flanked by two winged cherubs above pierced rocailles and engraved with two crowned lions flanking a Star of David and “MZ” in Hebrew. The left side fitted with a cylindrical lidded vessel, on the right side the servant-light base, the mid-section fitted with a removable row of eight oil pans above a skirted shelf engraved in Hebrew “to light the candle of Hanukkah”.
Height: 26 cm, length: 24 cm, depth: 11 cm
Condition: Repair to the shell crest and missing servant light.
Provenance: Shlomo Tepper Collection
Literature: For an almost identical Menorah, see M. Narkiss, “The Hanukkah Menorah”, Jerusalem, 1939, no. 141