OIL VEY! IT’S STILL HANUKKAH!
The decoration of this Hanukkah lamp combines old and new, eastern and western, in a fusion characteristic of the Middle East in the 20th century.  The combination of metals is known as damascene work; it is based on Islamic techniques and metalwork decoration of the 13th to 16th centuries.  
Hanukkah  lamp, Middle East, mid 20th century, Copper:  inlaid with silver, brass;  engraved; cast, Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (2000.424),  Gift of Joseph Levine

OIL VEY! IT’S STILL HANUKKAH!

The decoration of this Hanukkah lamp combines old and new, eastern and western, in a fusion characteristic of the Middle East in the 20th century.  The combination of metals is known as damascene work; it is based on Islamic techniques and metalwork decoration of the 13th to 16th centuries. 

Hanukkah lamp, Middle East, mid 20th century, Copper:  inlaid with silver, brass; engraved; cast, Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (2000.424), Gift of Joseph Levine

OIL VEY! IT’S STILL HANUKKAH!
The decoration of this Hanukkah lamp combines old and new, eastern and western, in a fusion characteristic of the Middle East in the 20th century.  The combination of metals is known as damascene work; it is based on Islamic techniques and metalwork decoration of the 13th to 16th centuries.  
Hanukkah  lamp, Middle East, mid 20th century, Copper:  inlaid with silver, brass;  engraved; cast, Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (2000.424),  Gift of Joseph Levine

OIL VEY! IT’S STILL HANUKKAH!

The decoration of this Hanukkah lamp combines old and new, eastern and western, in a fusion characteristic of the Middle East in the 20th century.  The combination of metals is known as damascene work; it is based on Islamic techniques and metalwork decoration of the 13th to 16th centuries. 

Hanukkah lamp, Middle East, mid 20th century, Copper:  inlaid with silver, brass; engraved; cast, Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (2000.424), Gift of Joseph Levine

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