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