Antique Continental Silver Hanging Sabbath Lamp
This wonderful hanging sabbath lamp in the Frankfurt style, with pseudo-Italian hallmarks, features a reticulated tower form with four turrets, bird finial and suspended drip pan. Measures: 26 x 14 x 14 in; 66 x 35.5 x 35.5 cm. According to Sotheby's, the lamp is likely based on a lamp by Martin Carl Hanias, a leading silversmith working in Nuremberg in the early 18th century. See page 734, item 97, of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nurnberger Goldschmiedekunst. Weight: 64 oz 10 dwt, 2006 g.