119. AN EXCEPTIONAL SILVER HANUKKAH LAMP BY THE BEZALEL SCHOOL
AN EXCEPTIONAL SILVER HANUKKAH LAMP BY THE BEZALEL SCHOOL. Jerusalem, c. 1920. Portico form. The backplate chased with a towering figure of Aaron the High Priest lighting the menorah in full garb with an oil jug in one hand and a torch in the other. Acid etched decoration throughout. Further decorated with applied wirework in spiral, floral and menorah shapes. With four Solomonic pillars. Signed Bezalel, Jerusalem. 11.25″ tall.Sold J. Greenstein and Company, Inc., October 15, 2007, lot 165. Size: 11″ tall.
Estimate $42,000 – 48,000
Sold for $59,375