Modern American Brass Hanukkah Lamp Menorah by Maxwell Chayat
Handmade brass Hanukkah Lamp Menorah by Maxwell Chayat, USA, 1974. Modern design, signed on the bottom: "Chayat, 1974"
Maxwell Chayat (1909-1982) American Mid-Century Modernist Jeweler maintained a studio in Clinton, New Jersey. He was a graduate of Columbia University. His modernist jewelry designs are highly coveted and collected. Maxwell Chayat's sculpture and Jewish ritual art objects were displayed in many institutions, his work can be found in the Smithsonian, Cooper Union, the Jewish Museum of NY and the Newark Museum.