Hamsa based on Synagogue Lamp Decoration. Morocco. Early 20th Century - Silver Plated
Mesmerize your guests with this stunning wall hanging:
- Based on a pendant from a 20th century synagogue lamp in Morocco, this elegant wall Hamsa is silver plated and features ornate engravings.
- Comes with a certificate of authenticity from the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
- Will make an enchanting addition to your home decor!
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Size: 4.1" X 6.1" / 10.5 cm X 15.5 cm
This beautiful hamsa will add a touch of beauty to any wall you choose to hang it on! It features and ornate foliate engraving typical of North African artwork. Uniquely, the thumb of the hamsa is in the shape of a rooster's head.
The original object was a pendant hanging from a synagogue lamp made in Tetuan, Morocco approximately in the early 20th century. It belongs to the Feuchtwanger Collection, purchased and donated to the Israel Museum by Baruch and Ruth Rappaport, Geneva.
This item comes with a certificate of authenticity of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Enclosed is a short description of its historical background in English and Hebrew.\
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem is among the world's most highly rated encyclopedic museums. It holds the biggest collection of ancient Israel and Bible Lands antiquities on the planet, and is home to groundbreaking archaeological discoveries such as the Dead Sea Scrolls. The museum creates replicas and adaptations of Jewish and Israeli artifacts from around the world; these rare pieces make wonderful gifts.