Of imposing size, this custom-made, hand-chased menorah is fashioned with diagonal branches based om the particular tradition of Moses Maimonides.
Additional design inspiration is takin from the specific Biblical description of the Menorah whereby each branch is topped with three gold cups, an apple-like orb and a ring of gold flowers. nine removable oil and wick fonts which can be turned inwards to resemble the Menorah of the temple.
Hexagonal shaped base with lion-form supports, hexagonal shaped column with “V” shaped arms and vase-form oil-fonts, engraved with floral and Hebrew lettering, Musical box housed within the lower segment of shaft is a functioning music box which when wound plays the traditional ” Ma’oz Tzur” lyrical pome sung while kindling the Chanukah menorah lights.
Hallmarks, SF Jerusalem Alt-Neu 925
41″ high 27″ spread 13″ diameter.
Weights 650 ozt.
Accompanied by A Silver Oil Ewer with applied silver pierced element featuring the Seven Species of Eretz Israel. Hallmarks, SF Jerusalem Alt-Neu 925. 5.7 inches high.
Appraised at $65,000
Provenance: The collection of Shlomo Drimmer.
Overall in good condition. Small dent to mid-section. 3 enamel plaques fading colors.
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