A Copper and Brass "Kandil" – Shabbat and Memorial Lamp, Morocco, 19th Century By Other
estimate: $600 - $800
starting price: $300
closing price: $
Dimension: Height – 24 cm
condition: Consistent with age.
provenance: Estate of Prof. Victor Deutsch
notes: For similar pieces, see "La Vie Juive au Maroc", The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1973, p. 45. The "Kandil", a memorial oil lamp for women, was kept in the home for the first year after the deceased had passed away and used on the Sabbath and holiday, after which it was given to the Synagogue.