Auction 68 Jewish and Israeli History and Culture
Sep 19, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 42:

Two-light Candlestick – Cyprus Detention Camps

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$ 600
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Two-light candlestick made of wood and stone, from the detention camps in Cyprus, [ca. 1948].
Wooden candlestick in the shape of an upwards-facing arch, on the top of which are two candle holders made of stone. Both sides of the candlestick body are inlaid with stone plaques with relief depicting the tin shacks and the tents in which the prisoners lived behind barbed wire and Hebrew inscriptions reading "Cyprus" and "5708" [1948]. The candlestick is placed on a round stone plate standing in turn on a square wooden base.
Height: 15.5 cm. Base: 9X9 cm. Good condition. Damage and chips with losses to both candle holders. Stains, blemishes and fractures to stone pieces. Slight blemishes to wood.
Provenance: The Rimon Family Collection.

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