The Shlomo Tepper Judaica Collection

חנוכיית ברונזה נאה, איטליה, המאה ה-18/19

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Cast and chased depicting Judith holding Holofernes’ head in her left hand and a sword in the other. On the base, two lions whose tails intertwine with the foliage, which in turn spring up into two cornucopia. Fronted by a row of eight oil fonts and servant light fitted on the upper right.

Height: 14.5 cm, length: 18 cm, depth: 5 cm

Condition: Good

Provenance: Shlomo Tepper Collection

Literature: For an identical Menorah, see M. Narkiss, “The Hanukkah Menorah”, Jerusalem, 1939, no. 28