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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 448

    A SMALL PALESTINIAN SILVER HANNUKAH LAMP

    DESIGNED BY ZEEV RABAN FOR THE BEZALEL SCHOOL, CIRCA 1927

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    A SMALL PALESTINIAN SILVER HANNUKAH LAMP
    DESIGNED BY ZEEV RABAN FOR THE BEZALEL SCHOOL, CIRCA 1927
    The backplate with a vignette of the Maccabees purifying the Temple courtyard, the front panel stamped in Hebrew Bezalel Jerusalem the back stamped Made in Palestine, 935, ZR (initials of the designer)
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high; 6¾ in. (17 cm.) long
    7 oz. (217 gr.)


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    The design for this lamp is illustrated in the Zionist Co-operative Sharar's Catalogue of 1928/9.

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