Hanukkah lamp with red glass oil cips

Hanukkah lamp, Italy, 18th century, brass, Strauss Collection, 67.1.4.36

Hanukkah lamp with red glass oil cups

Italy, 18th century

Brass, hand blown glass

Judah L. Magnes Museum purchase, Siegfried S. Strauss collection, 67.1.4.36 a-i

Depicting a tower flanked by two rampant lions, the emblem of the Italian Jewish family Della Torre (torre, Italian for “tower”), surrounded by floral motifs.