27 Jun 2012

IMG 4643 SILVER ETROG BOX
A SILVER ETROG BOX
$4,300

Description : Germany, Dresden, circa 1790, fully marked on base with maker’s marks LLWOf lobed bombe oval form, set on four paw feet, body with floral engraved cartouche, possibly a family crest,with pull off molded rimmed lid5 1/4″ long
Price : $4,300
27 Jun 2012

SILVER TEFILLIN CASES PAIR OF SILVER TEFILLIN CASESPAIR OF SILVER TEFILLIN CASES
$3,000

Description : Eastern European, circa 1920, apparently unmarked,

On hinged rectangular bases, elaborately engraved on shiny background with floral/foliate designs and birds,applied with the abbreviations for “Shel Rosh” and “Shel Yad, lined in green velvet

compartment size 1 1/4″wide, whole case 2″ high

Price : $3,000
27 Jun 2012

IMG 4948 TRIPLE FIGURAL GROUP SPICE CONTAINER
TRIPLE FIGURAL GROUP SPICE CONTAINER
$6,500

Description : Eastern European, 19th century, marked CH on back of baseOn a rectangular sculptured grassy mound, set on four wheels, a figural group serving three options for spices, all detachable; a)house with roof opening up for spices, b)a cow with tail unscrewing, with smelling holes at neck, c)a large open pail; with male figure4 1/2″ long, 3″ high
Price : $6,500
27 Jun 2012

SILVER WINDMILL SPICE CONTAINERS SILVER WINDMILL SPICE CONTAINERSSET OF FOUR SILVER WINDMILL-FORM SPICE CONTAINERS
$5,000

Description : Dutch, circa 1900, 2nd largest marked HH, smallest marked DHTwo with figures, one fenestrated, all with octagonal spice sections, three with spire and pennant, all with moveable spokes and pull off lids

largest 5 1/4″, smallest 2 1/2″

Price : $5,000
27 Jun 2012

IMG 4968 TORTOISE SHELL SPICE CONTAINER
UNUSUAL FINE TORTOISE-SHELL SPICE CONTAINER
$6,500

Description : Hungarian, Budapest, dated 1876Set on three legs, the undulated oval shape pierced with holes throughout, and engraved” Budapest”, hinged wide opening with Hebrew words “On mountains of spices”, surmounted by gilt-metal mount, very fine work

3 1/2″ high

Price : $6,500
27 Jun 2012

SILVER AND BONE YAD SILVER AND BONE YADEXCEPTIONAL SILVER AND BONE YAD
$6,500

Description : Polish, 19th century, by Smilovitz

The long tapering handle and stem, repoussed and chased with different geometric and floral designs applied with semi-precious coloured stones, with Hebrew inscription, “The law of the L-rd is pure”, surmounted by ornamental Decalogue and terminating hand piece made of bone, with suspension chain. Ornate, very unusual

11″ long

Price : $6,500
27 Jun 2012

ORNATE SILVER YAD ORNATE SILVER YADORNATE SILVER YAD
$6,500

Description : Polish, 19th century, by Smilovitz, initialed on hand SR

The tapering cylindrical handle with fluted chased spherical knop in centre repoussed and chased with different geometric and floral designs, serpent, ship, and with Hebrew inscription “It is a tree of life to those that grasp it and those that support it are rendered happy”, with a myriad of semi-precious coloured stones throughout, with long cuffed hand and applied mini Tablets of the Law, pointed index finger

13 1/4″ long

Price : $6,500
27 Jun 2012

BEZALEL SILVER YAD TORAH POINTERAND SPICE BOX BEZALEL SILVER YAD TORAH POINTER AND SPICE BOXBEZALEL SILVER YAD (TORAH POINTER)AND SPICE BOX
$2,300

Description : 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

Price : $2,300
27 Jun 2012

IMG 4212 SILVER PLATED CHANUKIAH
SILVER-PLATED CHANUKIAH
$2,800

Description : circa 1950On domed base with circular openwork Magen David surmounted by eight small candle holders and matching shamash near base

7 1/2″

Price : $2,800
27 Jun 2012

IMG 4259 SILVER CHANUKAH LAMP
EXCEPTIONAL SILVER CHANUKAH LAMP
$7,500

Description : Eastern European, circa 1800, fully marked on backplateThe engraved semi-circular backplate with central Hebrew inscription,”These lights which we kindle”, curved border, heavily repoussed and chased with floral/foliate designs applied with two lions surrounding crown with trefoil motif above. Fronted by bench of 8 vase-shaped oil receptacles with drip pan below, matching shamash

8 1/2″ high

Price : $7,500