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Title

Hanukkah lamp

Artist

Rotger (Rudiger) Herfurth

Date

c. 1760

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G362
Hanukkah lamp, Rotger (Rudiger) Herfurth
Hanukkah lamp: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Judaica | Silver
Size: 7 x 8 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. (17.78 x 22.23 x 7.94 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Frankfurt
Culture: Europe, Germany
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Mark and Label on back, partial label, in red: [15C?]; stamped on bottom front of back section and on lamp compartment cover, stamped: [RH] and [(Crowned eagle)]; inside fourth lamp compartment from R, stamped: [RH]; on bottom, incised: [ax-aH/ 70933]; inside fourth lam
Physical Description: back has openwork design with lions flanking a cartouche with a menorah; light incised lattice design on top of lamp compartment cover; tiny lions on domed feet
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Eloise and Elliot Kaplan Endowment for Judaica
Accession Number: 2008.2.1a,b
Artist: Rotger (Rudiger) Herfurth, German, 1722-1776
Role: Silversmith
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Life Dates: German, 1722-1776
Added to Site: March 1, 2009