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Hanging Sabbath Lamp

Finely cast & finished in brass. The hanging loop with leaf scrolls above a ridged, compressed ball. Below, a star-shaped reservoir accommodating seven wicks. Below, a further compressed, ridged ball above a domed base spreading to a wide, dished base. The fine linked chain with a scrolled hook. See Rijksmuseum, "Koper & Brons", p. 148, # 192, for a similar form.

H. to hanging ring: 10 3/4" H. with chain: 26 1/2"
Europe, possibly Germany, 18th century

Inventory #595

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