Hanukkah Lamp with Tray

J.C. Osthues

  • Muenster, Germany Late 19th-Early 20th Century

The Hanukkah lamp was a gift from Bertha Hirschland Cohn to her husband, Julius. Bertha worked with the goldsmith to design the lamp. The shaped tray has four long, nearly straight sides that meet angles and curved segments at the corners. The candelabra has eight sockets surrounding a central candleholder.

Name: Hanukkah Lamp with Tray
Artist: J.C. Osthues
Origin: Muenster, Germany, Late 19th-Early 20th Century
Medium: Silver
Dimensions: tray: 1 1/2 x 14 5/8 x 14 5/8 in.; lamp: 12 1/4 x 13 3/8 x 13 3/8 in.
Credit: Gift of Anna Elisabeth Cohn Hirschland (Hill), Eleanor Amalie Cohn Pagener (Page), and Ernst Joseph Cohn Hirschland (Hill), in memory of their parents Julius Cohn and Bertha Hirschland Cohn
Catalog Number: 72.5.8 a-d