The sun is setting. Soon it will be Shabbat. The dark Queen on the right symbolizes the shadow of the week that has just ended; the Queen on the left symbolizes the light of the Sabbath. Each Queen flanks the pearly alabaster whose floral motif is inlaid with lapis lazuli, malachite, jasper, onyx, and mother of pearl.
You don't have to be a chess player to appreciate this one-of-a-kind piece!
Each candlestick is 7 1/2" Long X 4 1/2" High