27 Jun 2012

PURIM SILVER GOBLET2 PURIM SILVER GOBLETPURIM SILVER GOBLET
$14,500

Description : Continental, late 19th century,

Masked figure in the form of a wine barrel, the barrel itself is embossed with maskes, grapevines etc. The lid which is the neck and crowned head of a masked person is extraordinary in that the head “bobs” up and down as if “drunk” symbolizing the idea to be drunk on Purim – till one can’t tell the difference between Haman and Mordechai, with Hebrew inscription “Simchat Purim”, 9″ high

Price : $14,500
27 Jun 2012

WOODEN ANTIQUE GRAGGER2 WOODEN ANTIQUE GRAGGERCONTINENTAL WOODEN ANTIQUE GRAGGER
$800

Description : late 19th century,
with Hebrew inscription ” From grieving to celebration”,
approx. 6″ long
Price : $800
27 Jun 2012

IMG 4155 MINIATURE SILVER CHILDRENS CHANUKIAH
MINIATURE SILVER CHILDREN’S CHANUKIAH
$500

Description : 20th centuryOn pedestal base with pierced designs, upper section with 8 small candle sockets, with shamash in centre, with
shamash in centre, surmounted by Magen David,

3 3/4″ high

Price : $500
27 Jun 2012

IMG 4156 SILVER DREIDEL
CHARMING SILVER DREIDEL
$1,800

Description : German, 18th centuryOf typical form, with applied initial letters, Nun, Gimmel, Heh, Shin corresponding to the Hebrew phrase
“For a great miracle happened there”,1 3/4″ high
Price : $1,800
27 Jun 2012

IMG 4148 SILVER CHANUKAH LAMP

SILVER CHANUKAH LAMP
$5,800

Description : German, Vienna, circa 1860, fully marked, maker’s marks CSThe backplate repoussed and chased with central urn, flanked by floral clusters surmounted by crown fronted by row of 8 oil receptacles, set on 4 foliate supports with matching detachable shamash,

9″ high

A similar piece sold at Sotheby’s April 1995 lot 370 for $4,370

Price : $5,800
27 Jun 2012

BRASS CHANUKAH LAMP2 BRASS CHANUKAH LAMPBRASS CHANUKAH LAMP
$6,500

Description : 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

Price : $6,500
27 Jun 2012

SILVER CHANUKAH CANDELABRUM2 SILVER CHANUKAH CANDELABRUMSILVER CHANUKAH CANDELABRUM
$2,200

Description : Contemporary, marked 925 sterling on base

On 4 foliate supports, circular base embossed with floral band voluted stem and branches, surmounted by row of 8 vase-shaped sockets with detachable matching shamash

13″ high

Price : $2,200

 

27 Jun 2012

IMG 4248 HEAVY BRASS CHANUKAH LAMP
HEAVY BRASS CHANUKAH LAMP
$3,000

Description : Palestine,circa 1930Backplate with 2 lions of Judah holding up Magen David, fronted by row of 8 candle sockets and central shamash,

4 1/2″ high

Price : $3,000
27 Jun 2012

IMG 4191 MINIATURE BRONZE CHANUKAH LAMPS
PAIR OF MINIATURE BRONZE CHANUKAH LAMPS
$10,000

Description : Italian, early 18th centuryThe trefoil shaped openwork backplate fronted by bench with 8 oil troughs,each 5″ high
Price : $10,000
27 Jun 2012

IMG 4215 SILVER CHANUKAH CANDELABRUM
GEORGE V SILVER CHANUKAH CANDELABRUM
$5,500

Description : Birmingham, 1929, fully marked, maker’s marks, etc.On panelled square base, the panelled baluster stem issuing 8 angular branches in 4 sections with candles sockets and matching central shamash, the centre with removeable snuffer with Magen David finial,

9 1/2″ high

Price : $5,500