|Description||:||Russian-American, 20th century
30 1/2″ x 20″
Janet & Emmanuel Snitkovsky are Ukrainian. Janet graduated from Lvov Institute and Emmanuel from Odessa Art College.
MASSIVE STUNNING SILVER SEDER EQUIPAGE
|Description||:||German, late 19th /early 20th century, marked circular, the sides repoussed and chased with fruited grape vines, matching handles and rimmed gallery, two sliding doors open to reveal two trays for Matzot (silver-plated), applied with six assorted grape vine oval dishes with recumbent lion feet, in original rectangular latched wooden chest.
18 3/4″ diameter, 10 1/4″ high
RARE MATZAH COVER
|Description||:||Bohemian, 19th century. The long undyed cotton strip realistically embroidered in red cotton thread in 4 registers, the first showing the sun’s rays and central Magen David with Hebrew words “For Pesach“, the second showing figures of “the Wise son and Wicked son“, the third with figures of the “Simple son and the One who doesn’t know how to ask“, and the fourth showing the symbolic foods of the Seder and blessing over the Matzah in leafy surround, beautifully embroidered.64″ long x 15″ wide.Literature
Barbara Kirschenblatt-Gimblett: Fabric of Jewish Life, Jewish Museum, NYC, 1977, fig. 221
THE JUDGMENT OF SOLOMON
BY JANET AND EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
BY SAUL RASKIN
|Description||:||Russian-American, early 20th century,
signed and titled, pen and ink drawing, matted
13 1/2″ x 16″
Saul Raskin was born in 1878 in Nogaysk, Russia. At 15 studied lithography in Odessa and later attended art academies in Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland. After emigrating to America in 1904, he became a multifaceted artist producing etchings, paintings, watercolours and even cartoons. He became a famous illustrator of Jewish subjects and was also a lecturer, writer and teacher.
WEEPING SHABBAT CANDLES
BY RIKA SCHWIMER
|Description||:||Israeli School, contemporary
signed, mixed media chalk and crayon
28 1/2″ x 20″ inches
Ivory Megillat Esther
BY KAMI RAVIV
Hand-made tapestry, on black velvet using metallic threads, beads and various other materials.
Continuing her family’s tradition, Kami Raviv’s works are all hand-made, showing motifs from her childhood.
18″ x 20″ unframed, 25″ x 26″ framed.