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Traveling Hanukkah Lamp

Auction:
2966T
Lot:
1046
Sold for:
$160$130

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Auction:
Sale #2966T - 2966T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 07, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Traveling Hanukkah Lamp, 20th century, adapted from a rectangular lidded metal tobacco box, fitted to contain eight wick holders, shamash, funnel, and jug, ht. 3 3/4, lg. 4 1/4, dp. 2 1/4 in.
From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila
Estimate $100-200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Bible, Candelabra, Electric light, Geography of Scotland, Hanukkah, Jewish culture, Light fixture, Lighting, Menorah, Tabernacle, Wick, Caithness