Hanukkah lamp (Ternopil Regional Museum of Culture and Traditions)
Hanukkah Menorah is a special candelabrum whose candles are lit up during the eight-day holiday of Hanukkah.
Hanukkah candelabrum made of copper in the form of a bench with the supporting legs. The backrest is made as a single silver-plated piece with the seven-branched candle holder (the menorah) in the middle and two symmetrycal gold-plated lions with a floral design on both sides of this chanukiah. The "servant" candle holder – the shamash – is cast in the form of a small vase and is located on top on the left side. The main candle holders were lost.
- Museum / institution
- Ternopil Regional Museum of Culture and Traditions
- Inventory number in the institution
- Культ - 78
- Production period
- repoussage and chasing, riveting, gilded, silvered
- Religious holiday / lifecycle
- Religious holiday / lifecycle, comment
- On the first day of the holiday of Hanukkah the wick of shamash and of the first candle on the right side are lit up with a special blessings. One more candle is lit up on each of the following days of the holiday of Hanukkah, till all the 9 candles will be burning on the eighth day of the holiday. It should be noted that the oil is poured and the wicks are put from the left candle holder to the right one, and the candles are lit up from the right candle holder to the left.
- middle of XIX - end of XIX
- Preservation condition
- Description of the preservation condition
- The main candle holders are missing, scratches, abrasions.
- Restoration is recommended.
- Current location
- on display