Silver

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  • 3 BRASS AND ENAMEL MEZUZAH CASES

    $225

    Palestine,early 20th century, with different Jewish symbols, 3 1/2″ long

  • ATTRACTIVE SILVER PUSHKE

    Continental, early 20th century
    Cylindrical, heavily repoussed, chased and embossed with foliate/floral and criss cross designs, the front with two outstretched arms holding out pushkes, the hinged lid with Hebrew words: “charity box”, with clasp and central coin slot

    3 1/2 inches high

  • BEZALEL SILVER AND BRASS CHANUKAH LAMP

    Jerusalem, circa 1920, marked Bezalel Jerusalem on baseOn 4 paw supports, triangular backplate embossed with central larger roundel showing temple Menorah
    flanked by lions and 2 other roundels showing 2nd Yr. war Bar Kochba coin, with inscription,
    “These lights are holy”, fronted by removeable candle socketed bench, matching shamash,

    6″ high

    A similar example sold at Sotheby’s Tel Aviv, May 1998 lot 75 for $2,800

  • BEZALEL SILVER CHANUKAH LAMP

    Jerusalem, circa 1920, marked Bezalel Jerusalem on bottom. The rectangular backplate embossed with scene of the Macabees rekindling the Temple Menorah and Hebrew inscription, “You shall light candles in your holy courtyards and you shall keep the eight days of Chanukah“, with two flaming torches; whole fronted by 8 candles sockets, and matching shamash5 1/4 inches high

  • BEZALEL SILVER YAD TORAH POINTER AND SPICE BOX

    $2,300

    Palestine, circa 1920

    The tapering cylindrical stem with applied geometric bands, surounted by filigree top with pull off lid

    8″ long

    For comparisons see
    Sotheby’s May 1986 lot 310

  • BRASS AND SILVER FILIGREE NETILLAT YADAYIM CUP

    Syrian, Damascus, late 19th/early 20th century. On the front panels is a sheaf of wheat, grape clusters, etc. and in the center a Menorah, decorated with approximately 95 semi-precious stones of all colors and sizes, engraved on base are the Hebrew words “Netillat Yadayim”5 1/2″ high

  • BRASS CHANUKAH LAMP

    Italian, late 18th century

    From a 16th century model, the triangular openwork backplate with rampant lions supporting a vase,
    with suspension ring, fronted by row of 8 circular pointed fonts and shamash,

    6″ high

    Provenance: the famous Michael M. Zagayski Collection, Sotheby’s March 1968.
    For comparisons see: M. Narkiss: The Chanukah Lamp, Jerusalem, 1939, no.33
    Chaya Benjamin: The Stieglitz Collection, Jerusalem, 1987, p.158, item 121 for original 16th century model

  • BRASS CHANUKAH LAMP

    Continental, 19th/early 20th centuryThe openwork backplate showing 2 rampant lions flanking a central flowering urn, with Hebrew inscription,
    “To light Chanukah candles,” surmounted by crown and shamash, fronted by bench with 8 oil troughs,

    7 1/4″ high

  • BRASS CHANUKAH LAMP

    HEAVY BRASS CHANUKAH LAMP

    20th century

    On rectangular base, the cast backplate heavily chased with lobe and scrolling foliagte designs,
    with lions surrounding tablets, surmounted by ornate crown and fitted with duck-form shamash and oil jug, fronted
    by row of 8 crowned lion oil receptacles, flanked by recumbent lions on plinths,

    11 1/4″ high

  • BRONZE MORTAR

    Italian, dated 1690,

    The flared cylindrical vessel with band of engraved foliate design, priestly hands, seven branched candelabrum and Hebrew inscription attesting to the date in front,”The L-rd is my shepherd I shall not want”, (Psalms 23:1), with rectangular handles, some damage to lip.

    Mortars were created for Jewish physicians in the 16th and 17th centuries. Particularly during the Renaissance, medicine was a profession widely practiced by Italian Jews. Many of them studied at the renowned University of Padua. Relations between Christians and Jews reached a peak in 1450-1550 when the number of Jewish physicians was at its highest.

    For comparison seee
    Chaya Benjamin The Stieglitz Collection of Jewish Art, Jerusalem, 1987, p.416, for an earlier example

  • BRONZE SABBATH/HOLIDAY HANGING LAMP

    Early Italian, 18th century,

    Set on skirted base with five font star form oil holders and central shaft terminating in suspension ring with inscription on silver band “In honour of the Sabbath and Yom Tov”

    3 3/4″ high 5 1/2″ diameter

  • EXOTIC SILVER HAVDALAH COMPENDIUM

    Oriental, circa 1900, marked sterlingOn a hexagonal stepped base, the hexagonal body chased and pierced with foliate motifs, surmounted by a detachable candleholder set within a frame of six twisted supports fitted between two hexagonal scalloped plates, the upper one serving as a wax guard.

    6 3/4 inches high

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