Hanukkah lamp

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creationcirca late 19th century
GenreReligious Materials
Object ID2012.001.002
Place of CreationGermany
DescriptionHanukkah lamp embossed with a central crown and large fruit in addition to decorative floral motifs. Two recumbent lions on pedestals at either side. Includes 8 removable lamps and 1 removable shamash lamp. Each lamp has spike to secure a candle. 
Materials/Techniquessilver
Measurements14 x 26 x 5.5 cm
InscriptionsCrescent moon and crown 800 hallmark and initials G + G and floral or cup (?) symbol stamped under crown and near bottom on reverse
ProvenanceDonated to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2012 by the Estate of John Herbert.
ClassificationHanukkah lamps
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Location in CollectionJohn Herbert fonds > JH artefacts series