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Auction Description for Sotheby's: Important Judaica Including Property from the Estate of Shlomo Moussaieff

Important Judaica Including Property from the Estate of Shlomo Moussaieff (286 Lots)

by Sotheby's


286 lots with images

December 15, 2016

Live Auction

New York, NY, USA

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SILVER-MOUNTED TORAH CASE FROM THE MOUSSAIEFF FAMILY, PROBABLY JERUSALEM, DATED 1923 |

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Description: covered in knotted carpet with silver borders of chased foliage and inscriptions, leaf-tip gallery, the top hung with bells, fitted with scroll, the top covered in damask.

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BRASS CHARITY BOX, PROBABLY JERUSALEM, EARLY 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: shell casing form, the added cover stamped with birds, foliage and horseman ?Mordecai, assembled from other elements.

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DAMASCENED BRASS CHARITY BOX, 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: modeled as a house with gables and windows, decorated with a menorah, the base with Hebrew inscriptions. 

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ENGRAVED HEVRA KADISHA CHARITY BOX, EARLY 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: rectangular with foliage and geometric borders, mounted on a wood block, with Hebrew inscriptions 'charity saves from death...and with the names of officers, Isaac, son of Michael Parnas (officer) and Jacob, son of Nathali Ha-Cohen (President). 

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BRASS CHARITY BOX, EARLY 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: large brass example with tooled inscription, the cover with Star of David and vases of foliage, top engraved 'Zion', the front inscribed 'Rabai Meir Ball Ha-ness'.

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PATINATED BRASS CHARITY BOX, PROBABLY UKRAINE, LATE 19TH CENTURY |

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Description: semi-circular with applied plaque inscribed in Hebrew 'Fund for Torah', below a crown supported by griffins with further animals below, the top mounted probably later with a hand, the back with an angular handle. 

Condition Report: As noted re hand, back of cover separating, repairs at hinges, a mount detached from inside cover.In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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GROUP OF THREE DAMASCENED SHELL CASE VASES, PROBABLY JERUSALEM, CIRCA 1919 |

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Description: comprising one with a mourning woman and inscription about a Polish pogrom in summer, 1919; and a pair with Hebrew inscriptions and stylized letter, of silver, brass and copper, partly patinated. 

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BEZALEL DAMASCENED SHELL CASE VASE WITH PROFILE OF HERZL, JERUSALEM, CIRCA 1919 |

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Description: with profile of Herzl and Rachel's tomb, panels of geometric and arabesque ornament, signed Bezalel.

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BEZALEL BRASS VASE, JERUSALEM, CIRCA 1919 |

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Description: etched with an arcade below grapevine border, roundels of figure riding a camel, a horse, a cow, also panel of shofars, another of a menorah, third of a vase, signed Bezalel, Jerusalem. 

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OLIVEWOOD HANUKAH LAMP, PROBABLY JERUSALEM, 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: baluster stem carved with a view of the western wall, turned cups and fixed servant light. 

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LARGE DAMASCENED BRASS SYNAGOGUE HANUKAH LAMP, 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: the arched backplate embossed with menorahs, lions and a view of Jerusalem between columns.

Condition Report: a little lead solder behind rack of lampsIn response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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BEZALEL CERAMIC TILE PANEL OF THE TWELVE SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC, JERUSALEM, DATED 1924 |

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Description: arranged vertically in linked roundels surrounded by scrolling pomegranates, figs, grapes, pine branches, in shades of brown, oak, green and pink on black ground all enclosed in a border of oak and entrelac, mounted in a composition frame, signed in Hebrew on the top and bottom, base translates to Keramica Bezalel. 

Condition Report: Minor chips to edges of tiles.In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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MONUMENTAL BEZALEL PAINTED OLIVEWOOD HANUKAH LAMP, JERUSALEM, CIRCA 1920 |

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Description: carved baluster form painted with foliate motifs and scenes of the Holy Land, surrounded by palm trees, colorful flowers, tendrils, pomegranates, and grapes, the branches colorfully painted en suite, stamped on underside with Bezalel stamp and "Made in Palestine".

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MONUMENTAL BEZALEL-STYLE MENORAH, 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: the base with panels of winged lions flanking menorah medallions, set throughout with red and green cabochon stones and filigree borders and roundels, all mounted on a marble base. 

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PAIR OF BEZALEL SILVER SMALL TORAH FINIALS, JERUSALEM, CIRCA 1920 |

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Description: applied with filigree and hung with bells, staves etched with pomegranates, lacking finials, signed in Hebrew at base.

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TWO SILVER FILIGREE ESTHER SCROLLS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: one larger, with geometric filigree, the other smaller with crown top, both with parchment scrolls, small one partly gilded. 

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BEZALEL DAMASCENED BRASS ROSEWATER EWER, JERUSALEM, CIRCA 1920 |

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Description: decorated in silver and copper with Hebrew inscriptions for hand washing and geometric strapwork, signed on neck. Together with an associated similar damascened stand with liner, in Bezalel style. 2 pieces.

Condition Report: hinge of cover needs to be resoldered, some solder around base of spout and top of body, as noted re. basin as style and not BezalelIn response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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IRON SILHOUETTE FIGURE OF A DANCING YEMENITE, AFTER MEIR GUR ARIE OF BEZALEL, PROBABLY JERUSALEM |

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Description: the cut-out iron figure moving on a balance, cast with artist's monogram. Together with a postcard of the subject, with the same artist monogram, 2 pieces.

Condition Report: rusted throughoutIn response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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MIDDLE EASTERN SILVER AND METAL-MOUNTED TORAH CASE, MID-19TH CENTURY |

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Description: wood with remains of fabric covering, mounted with straps and openwork-edged panels chased with inscriptions, roundels, with a plaque "Made by Azgar (the goldsmith) son of Avraham".

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MIDDLE EASTERN PAINTED WOOD TORAH CASE WITH SILVER TOP AND FINIALS, PROBABLY JERUSALEM, DATED 1879 |

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Description: painted with floral motifs and view of Rachel's tomb, the interior with polychrome inscriptions flanked by flowers, fitted with a parchment scroll.  Together with a pair of small finials, chased with flowers and strapwork, and a breastplate-form amulet, Warsaw, 1876, 4 pieces.

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MIDDLE EASTERN PARCEL-GILT SILVER-COVERED TORAH CASE WITH FINIALS, DATED 1915 |

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Description: chased with diaper between gilt inscribed borders, openwork leaf gallery threaded with glass beads, the interior fitted with inscribed gilt panels, fitted with a pair of plain silver Torah finials, one inscribed. 

Condition Report: Some nails missing, gilt panels inside possibly replacements for glass, blue velvet lining partly missing. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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MIDDLE EASTERN METAL AND FABRIC-MOUNTED TORAH CASE, DATED 1857 |

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Description: paneled sides mounted with embossed panels of formal foliage on fabric ground, also with two Hebrew inscribed plaquettes one dated 1857, the borders chased with foliage and birds, mounted throughout with metal studs and bound with metal bands.

Condition Report: Numerous losses. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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PAIR OF PARCEL-GILT SILVER TORAH FINIALS, PROBABLY BOKHARA, 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: large spherical, chased with lines of inscriptions and hung with numerous gilt bells and lappets, bird and orb finials.

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PAIR OF SILVER TORAH FINIALS, NEAR EASTERN, DATED 1913 |

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Description: faceted stems with inscriptions, double-baluster bodies pierced around floral clusters, Star of David finials, hung with bells, pedestal bases, stems and stars possibly associated. 

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PAIR OF NEAR EASTERN SILVER TORAH FINIALS, 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: almost spherical form, chased with inscriptions and bands of flowers, the staves with spiral geometric ornament, hung with bells, minor differences, inscribed in Hebrew with names of angels 'Raphael, Gabriel, Michael'.

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PAIR OF TURKISH SILVER TORAH FINIALS, MID 19TH CENTURY |

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Description: formed as pine cones on plain staves with molded vases, marked with Tugra of Abdulmecid, 1839 - 61, and/or assay scrapes on all parts. 

Condition Report: Overall good.In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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OTTOMAN SILVER-GILT FILIGREE ESTHER SCROLL, CIRCA 1900 |

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Description: multi-tier crown top, lacking bead finial, fitted with a parchment scroll.

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PAIR OF DAMASCENED BRASS HANGING LAMPS, NEAR EASTERN, CIRCA 1920 |

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Description: obelisk form, pierced with scrollwork and Hebrew inscriptions, with glass wells (one replaced), hung from cast chains with damascened balls at intervals. 

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NEAR EASTERN SILVER ROSEWATER EWER AND BASIN, PROBABLY JERUSALEM, 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: engraved with biblical scenes captioned in Hebrew and with typical panels of flowers and strapwork. 

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SILVER AND SILVER-GILT TORAH CASE, NEAR EASTERN, DATED 1851 |

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Description: covered with repeating panels embossed with a large spiral flower issuing from a vase, surrounded by further flowers and borders of silver-gilt drop motifs, the interior with verre eglomisé panels with inscriptions in Hebrew framed by colorful flowers, together with a pair of inscribed small finials embossed with flowers, 3 pieces. 

Condition Report: Small section gallery missing, 2 gilt panels at base missing, losses to panels in the front, wood base probably replaced, the interior has lost its cloth lining.In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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SILVER AND VELVET-MOUNTED TORAH CASE, POSSIBLY INDIAN, CIRCA 1900 |

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Description: chased with running floral borders and matching top below central finial hung with chains and drops, silver panels embossed with inscription inside and later applied dedication panel, marked several times T100.

Condition Report: Some nails missing, velvet faded, rough section below fluted finial.In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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VELVET-COVERED TORAH CASE MOUNTED IN SILVER, PEWTER, AND ALPACA, POSSIBLY EGYPT, DATED 1911 |

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Description: applied with a palm tree within floral sprays and crowned Tablets of the Law, border of chased running foliage, openwork gallery, the dome applied with cartouches, pewter top engraved with scalework, the interior with engraved silver dedication panels, the finials of velvet-backed pewter decorated with stars of David. 

Condition Report: Velvet worn in front, crown finial re soldered, some borders separating with minor damage. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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NORTH AFRICAN WOOD TORAH CASE WITH ASSOCIATED FINIALS AND TWO TORAH POINTERS, DATED 1907 |

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Description: ten-sided with pierced fretwork gallery of crown form, the front with inscribed plaque, the finials turned wood and inlaid with pewter, two associated silver pointers, one engraved with fish and inscription. 

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NORTH AFRICAN SILVER HANGING MEMORIAL LAMP, MOROCCAN OR TUNISIAN, DATED 1899 |

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Description: pierced and engraved with Hebrew inscription including name and date, suspended from canopy with openwork brackets by five chains, lacking glass.

Condition Report: Lead solder behind brackets, as noted re missing glass.In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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MINIATURE ALPACA-MOUNTED WOOD TORAH ARK WITH FINIALS, PROBABLY ISRAELI, 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: of drum shape, borders chased with running flowers, fitted with a printed scroll and mounted with a pair of pear-shaped finials. 

Condition Report: Scratches, otherwise good.In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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PAIR OF SILVER BAROQUE-STYLE FINIALS, PROBABLY NORTH AFRICAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: baluster form pierced and chased with flowers, the staves stamped 999 and with Arabic mark.

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PAIR OF NORTH AFRICAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TORAH FINIALS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: hexagonal with applied plaques of the Twelve Tribes, menorah finials, wide ribbed shafts.

Condition Report: menorah finials bent, otherwise goodIn response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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PAIR OF EGYPTIAN SILVER SMALL TORAH FINIALS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: of reel form with engine-turned borders, hung with bells, Hebrew inscription 'To honor the young man Mordecai Ezra Ancona'.

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TWO SIMILAR SILVER TORAH FINIALS, NORTH AFRICAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: each with two spheres, one chased with flowerheads, the other with birds and fish, openwork metal scroll finials, one stave engraved Comité, probably Algerian. 

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PAIR OF NORTH AFRICAN SILVER TORAH FINIALS, DATED 1937 |

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Description: with two pierced tiers applied with Temple ornaments in Italian style, hung with bells, engraved in Hebrew in memory of Aaron Kiyatt, le 22 Juillet 1937, some parts plated. 

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NORTH AFRICAN GOLD HANUKAH LAMP, TUNISIA, DATED 1923 |

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Description: 9 karat gold, angled base with two drawers, drop-shaped oil fonts, matching pitcher servant light, arcaded backplate chased with fish below birds flanking a hamesh, set with stones, the front with Hebrew letters equivalent to 1923.

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NORTH AFRICAN BRASS HANUKAH LAMP, EARLY 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: the fonts within an arcade engraved with foliage with matching turret for the servant light. 

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SILVER-MOUNTED DECANTER FOR 'PURIM BURGHUL', PROBABLY TRIPOLI, EARLY 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: chased silver panels below net of silver wire, glass engraved in Hebrew for Zala Kabira Synagogue, Tripoli, the stopper with spice container.

Condition Report: Foot slightly bent and repaired at its top, small repair on silver body below the wire work, and another repair in the center of the silver, glass good.In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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MONUMENTAL ISRAELI SILVER HANUKAH LAMP, HAZORFIM, LATE 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: dome base and vase-shaped stem, chased with shells and foliage on matted ground, detachable top, faceted scroll form branches and leaf-chased urn sconces, detachable matching servant light and ewer.

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CONTINENTAL PEWTER HANUKAH LAMP, PROBABLY AUSTRIAN, CIRCA 1920 |

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Description: covered rack of lamps fronted by lion mask spouts and flanked by seated lions, openwork backplate, cast crowned double-headed eagle, between fluted pilasters.

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CONTINENTAL SILVER HANUKAH LAMP, 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: classical style with fluted ionic column stem and matching sconces and servant light, eagle finial, stamped with maker's mark JW script, 800.

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POLISH SILVER ART DECO HANUKAH LAMP, CIRCA 1930 |

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Description: with square base, angular stem and angled and swiveling branches with tapered hexagonal sconces with detachable servant light, probably associated, with ball finial, marked on base and top with maker's mark JW. 

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LARGE BRASS HANUKAH LAMP, CIRCA 1930 |

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Description: fluted domed base, faceted stem, flat shofar-shaped arms, eagle finial.

Condition Report: needs cleaning, but otherwise goodIn response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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LARGE SILVERED METAL TORAH CROWN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY |

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Description: the base stamped with running grapevines, the ribs with flowers and paneling, later fluted ball finial, all hung with bells.

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BRONZE HANUKAH LAMP, PROBABLY POLISH, EARLY 20TH CENTURY  |

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Description: the dome base raised on three spreading dolphin supports, hinged branches of tree form spreading from fists. 

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