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Hanging Lamp
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Brass, Cast & Repousse
Dimensions:
Object: 82.6 x 57.2 x 57.2 cm (32 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Moorish
Accession Number:
2370
Acquisition Date:
1895-03-23
Credit Line:

California Midwinter International Exposition, through M.H. deYoung

Jewish Synagogue Hanging Lamp.
Round petaled cap with suspension ring. Hamsa (hand)-shaped pendant below with ring and hook attachment to smaller hanging cap with 4 suspension rings for 2 looped chains with coin links. Upper cap joined at 3-points to 6-pointd star. Horizontal support: 6 vertical crescent-shaped loops attached to star, each with loop for ceramic cups (now missing); below points of star-suspension hooks for coin-linked chains including 6 pendants with hamsa-shaped pendants above small caps with 2 looped coin chains hanging below. Hamsa forms and upper cap cast, coins mold-pressed with Star of David design.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.