Early 18th Century Dutch Brass Hanukkah Lamp Menorah
Cut, pierced, and repoussé brass sheet Hanukkah Lamp Menorah, The Netherlands, circa 1800. Backplate in the form of pointed arch, in its center a convex in the form of an upside-down heart surrendered by leaves and circles, on the plate margins are fifteen convex balls. A row of oil fonts is hung on the back plate, beneath it a catch basin for dripping oil decorated in the front with convex circles.
For identical example see: Benjamin, Chaya, North African Lights, Hanukkah Lamps from the Zeyde Schulman Collection in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2003, English / Hebrew.