Overall: 6 1/8 x 15 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (15.6 x 39.4 x 7 cm) Silver Weight: 16.6 dwt (25.8 g)
Contemporary candelabra of nine candleholders (eight in front, one at back) secured along base constructed from sterling rectangular rod, sterling discs, and cast sterling sleeves, in form of gate of Gothic-style arches; each individual wax tray and candleholder secured to candlestick with brass screw; each arch element also secured to base with brass screws.
Maker's marks "STERLING" "
This Hanukkah lamp was made between February and October 1999 by New York City silversmith Bernard L. Bernstein in his Riverdale workshop. The lamp was initially made for the exhibition, "Magic and Ritual: Hanukkiahs Through Contemporary Eyes," held at Steinbaum-Krauss Gallery (132 Green Street, NYC), from November 27, 1999 to January 4, 2000.
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