Modern Israeli Sterling Silver Hanukkah Lamp Menorah by Arie Ofir
Sterling silver Hanukkah Lamp, Arie Ofir, Jerusalem, Israel, circa 1980 Designed in Modern Style. Nine silver tubes divided by seven silver balls and support by eight silver balls at the base. Hallmarked in Hebrew and English; Arie Ofir, Jerusalem, Israel and Sterling.
Professor Arie Ofir was born in Israel in 1939. He graduated from the Bezalel School of Art in Jerusalem 1964 and continued studying with the renowned silversmith D.H. Gumble. And then he studied two more years at "George Jensen" in Copenhagen, with a scholarship from the Danish ministry of education.
Ofir's works of art have been displayed in many well known museums, including the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, The Victoria & Albert Museum in London, The Jewish Museums in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Amsterdam, Frankfurt.