|Description||:||German, circa 1870, fully marked on rim of base,each on domed raised base , set on four volute supports, with band of geometric designs and vacant cartouche, the baluster stem with beaded collar, and engraved with foliate designs, surmounted by vase-shaped central socket with beaded band drip pan, supporting two double volute style branches with similar sockets19â€ high|
|Description||:||Continental, circa 1880, marked on bottom of base,set on three volute supports, on a molded circular base, the egg-shaped body with removeable lid, with geometric design border and leaf finial
MAJESTIC HIGHLY ORNATE IVORY SPICE CONTAINER
|Description||:||European, early 20th century,
set on bombe octagonal base, heavily repoussed with foliate designs with matching short stem, surmounted by octagonal spice section with lower band of grape vines, the pierced lattice work decoration(some losses) interspersed by pillars, with hinged door applied with birds, surmounted by oval relief of lions and finally topped by Menorah
|Description||:||German, early 20th century, marked on handle and dish
The cylindrical container engraved in centre “Mayim Achronim”, the handle, bowl and lid with matching chased rocaille leaf, and rose bands, set on four plain supports, with dish insert
7 3/4 inches high
|Description||:||German, 19th century, fully marked on bottom of baseOf rectangular bombe form, set on four ball feet, repoussed and chased with double rosette borders, with central vacant cartouches, hinged cover, gilded interior and lock
5 1/4 inches long
|Description||:||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
|Description||:||Italian, circa 1880
The urn-shaped body with scroll motifs throughout, surmounted by voluted circular ring of similar designs fitted on sides with three scroll brackets, with three-part chain, and interesting applied bronze priestly symbols; Menorah, priestly hands emblem, incense burner and peacock on extra chain
Lamp proper 4 3/4 inches high
|Description||:||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
|Description||:||American, early 20th century, marked sterling 826 on baseOn curved rimmed flat base with three supports surmounted by trefoil scrolling wire stem, the window-shaped hexagonal spice section engraved with foliate designs with hinged door, the similarly designed hexagonal spire with three windows.7 1/2 inches high|
|Description||:||Viennese-Israeli, born 1928
signed, oil on canvas
25″ x 25″
Born in Vienna, Rakia came to Israel at the age of 10.
After fighting in 1948, he studied with Ardon and attended the Bezalel School of Art. From 1955-1960 he attended the Ecole des Beauz Arts in Paris.
He has held one man shows in France, England, Switzerland, Germany, Holland and Israel.
He is known for his emphasis on light and shade, his mystical use of Hebrew letters and his impressionistic landscapes. His work is featured in Marcel Mendelson,”David Rakia”, Masada, Tel-Aviv, 1980