19th Century North-African Brass Hanukkah Lamp Menorah
Cast brass Hanukkah Lamp, Morocco (probably, Sefrou), 19th century. A large flower in the center of the back plate (topped by the Shamash), surrounded by four smaller flowers. At the base of the back plate are five arched gates and at the top - another arched gate and a suspension loop. For similar example see: 1. Lights in the Atlas Mountains, Hanukkah Menorahs from the collection of J. Shulman in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2002), p. 57, item 34. 2. Narkiss, "The Hanukkah Lamp", plate LIV, item 153.