Early 20th Century Moroccan Silver Hanukkah Lamp Menorah
Handmade silver Hanukkah lamp, Morocco, circa 1910.
Cutout and engraved back plate with dense vegetal patterns at the bottom, two lions flaking the Table of Decalogue at the center, two pillars on the sides, and two birds above the Shamsh. Two sawn side panels, decorated with vegetal patterns, opening towards the sides with hinges; removable. A row of rectangular oil fonts with pinched spouts is attached to the back plate. The base of the bottom panel is attached with rivets to a rectangular silver plaque, with a wide oil basin whose two front corners are pinched, attached with a hinge. Apertures to bottom of side panels and edges of oil basin.