Brass sabbath lamp and drip dish (2 pieces) Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Item 1981.130T
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • 18th century (Creation)

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    European, brass

    Lamp: hanging form oil lamp with seven lights - six at tips of star-shaped pool, and one atop stem.  Suspended by horseshoe-shaped handle at top.  10.5" (height), 9" (width)

    Drip dish: round, deep pooled, suspended on hook atop stem at center from bottom of lamp.  Lamp will remain lit for hours - especially convenient during Sabbath when it is forbidden to kindle a flame.  3.25" (height), 4.75" (diameter)

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