Auction 42 Judaica, Istalm, Betzalel, Israeli and international art
Sep 12, 2016 (Your local time)
 ZOA house, Daniel Perish 1, Tel-Aviv
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LOT 46:

Algerian gold Shabbat lamp

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Sold for: $9,500
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$ 2,000
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An early 20th century Algerian Shabbat lamp, made of 9k gold. Pierced and engraved backplate and sidepieces with floral motifs, fish and a central Hamsa. The backplate is engraved with a Hebrew inscription: "Shabbat Kodesh" and a red gemstone. With two trays, one for the oil lamp (with two oil wick pans) and the other forms as a drip pan. Both are hanged on the backplate. Height: 15 cm. Width: 9.5 cm. Total weight: 144 grams. Gold hallmarks.

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