Moroccan Copper Hanukkah Lamp Menorah
Moroccan copper hanukkah metal lamp menorah
Tinned copper Jewish Judaica Menorah lamp copper.
Hanging tinned copper Hanukkah oil lamp Menorah, Morocco, circa 1950.
Decorated with openwork, engravings, a 6 branch star on top and with figures of birds.
Made of metal copper pierced and chased with scrolling foliage and a row of eight mihrabs (gates).
North African / Moroccan .
It is like other works with this type of cast workmanship as described in the book Lighting the Way to Freedom by Yaniv Ben Or.
Note: The 9-branched candelabrum is a hanukiyah or Hannukah lamp.
There are 8 cups on the bottom portion to hold the candle for each night of Hanukkah and one cup on the top to serve as the servant light.
The motifs are a bird on the top left and on the top right; it looks like fighting cocks some writing in Hebrew and a star on top..
12 inches tall and is 10 1/4 inches wide 2 inches deep
The Menorah can be used standing or hanging.