The Estate of Prof. Victor Deutsch – Paintings and Judaica
Mar 8, 2016 (Your local time)
 Tagore 40 st. Ramat Aviv, Israel
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LOT 20201:

A Fine Silver and Silver Filigree Hanukkah Lamp, Ukraine, Late 18th/Early 19th Century

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Sold for: $13,000
Start price:
$ 4,000
Estimated price:
$7,000 - $10,000
Auction house commission: 20%
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Height – 23 cm

Estate of Prof. Victor Deutsch

In the "Baal Shem Tov" form. The backplate centered with crowned double-headed eagle, surmounted by a large crown and a bird form finial, flanked by two pillars surmounted by two pigeons. Fronted by a row of eight oil jug-shaped receptacles, set on diagonal-shaped pattern ground, raised on four supports. Fitted with matching servant light. The whole backplate is attached to original brass sheet, to which applied decoration are attached. The remaining screws are original. Fully marked, maker's mark MR.

Missing one servant light. Very soiled. One of the oil pans detached from the plate. Some screws missing from backplate.

For an almost identical piece, see: "The Hanukkah Lamp", by Bezalel Narkiss, Jerusalem, 1939, plate XLIII (illustrated).

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