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AN EXTREMELY RARE SNAKE MOTIF HANUKKAH LAMP. Galicia/Poland,...

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AN EXTREMELY RARE SNAKE MOTIF HANUKKAH LAMP. Galicia/Poland, c. 1802. The backplate is composed of a realistic snake intertwined with leafy branches. Fronted by a pierced gallery fitted with eight removable flower shaped oil receptacles that are supported by four clawed feet. Marked 12. Provenance: Sotheby’s New York, December 19, 2007, lot 32. 9. 3” x 6. 2”