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21.12.2016 - Auction No. 12

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LOT: 101

Megillat Esther, written by hand on leather parchment. Yemen, 18th century.

21 lines per column, height: 18cm. Some of the letters are blurred. Some of the sheets are disconnected. Generally ok to good condition.
Starting at $450
LOT: 102

Megillat Esther written and decorated by hand on parchment. 20th century.

Handsome writing with decorations of crowns. The first half of the 20th century. Given in a wooden housing. 19 lines per column. Height of the parchment: 21cm, the housing: 43cm. Defect to the housing. Generally good condition. Item is on sale from a private collection,
Item sold at $375 Starting at $150
LOT: 103

12 postcards with illustrations of Jewish sages—Vienna, end of the 19th century.

Simple wooden frame, inside which are 12 postcards with portraits of Jewish sages: The Shach, Rambam, Rash, Maran HaBeit Yosef, Magah, Rabbeinu Tam, Ramban, Taz, the Ba’al HaTurim, Rashi, Reef, and the Rama. Each is 14x9cm approximately. Under each postcard is the name of the person in Hebrew and English, the date of birth and date, and the signature of the artist Meir Kunstadt. Frame is 44x38cm, good condition, stains.
Item sold at $240 Starting at $200
LOT: 104

Printed illustration of portrait of the Rambam—Warsaw, end of the 19th century.

Lithograph printing by Moshe Danziger-Krohn Warsaw. 21x27cm, given in a wooden frame 30x37cm. Tears with a little missing from the writing at the right. Generally good condition.
Starting at $150
LOT: 105

Anti-Semitic Walking Stick, Europe, beginning of the 20th century.

With a handle made of carved bone, with the image of a Jew wearing a kippah, with a beard and pe’ot. Length: 92cm. Good condition.
Item sold at $500 Starting at $500
LOT: 106

Walking stick made of wood, seems to be anti-Semitic. 20th century.

With a carved wooden handle, seems to be a Jew (anti-Semitic). Length: 105cm. Very good condition.
Item sold at $180 Starting at $180
LOT: 107

Tin can for cookies with scenes from the Merchant of Venice. England, second half of the 20th century.

On the cover is the image of William Shakespeare, and around the can are scenes from the anti-Semitic play, the Merchant of Venice. Size: 17x25cm. Knocks and defects. Ok to good condition. The play is among the most famous of Shakespeare’s works. On the one hand, it is abouta tortured man, estranged and ostracized from the community in which lives, but on the other it is the anti-Semitic stereotype of a Jew who loans with interest, is cruel and vengeful, as has been portrayed throughout history. It is performed again and again on stage and in film, and has become a byword.
Starting at $200
LOT: 108

Psalms—Rescue Committee Munich 1948

14cm, translated into English, printed by the Book Publishing Committee of the Rescue Committee, by Rav Naftali Baruch and Rav Aviezer Burstein, who led the Rescue Committee for Survivors. 13 pages in the book are decorated with handsome colorful decorations, the chapters of psalms are printed in Hebrew on the right-hand side, with the translation into English on the left, and the verses are numbers. Original binding with light defect, generally very good condition.
Item sold at $500 Starting at $500
LOT: 109

Five Books of Torah from Shoah Survivors, Munich 1947

By the Survivor Rescue Committee, 17.5cm, printed by the publishing arm of the Rescue Committee in 1947, by Rav Naftali Baruch and Rav Aviezer Burstein. Colorful cover with lithographic printing. Binding is stamped “to the IDF, by the Rescue Committee in Germany.” One issue is slightly disconnected from the staples, folds in some of the pages, generally good condition.
Starting at $100
LOT: 110

Bubbe and Zeyda figures made of sirocco, USA, 1940s.

Pair of Jewish figurines, a grandmother and grandfather, holding a siddur on their way to a synagogue. Made of wood (sirocco) in various colors. Height: 13-14cm. Light defects.
Starting at $180
LOT: 111

Velvet case for tefillin with silver thread embroidery. North Africa, beginning of the 20th century.

At the top is written “Eliyahu bar Moshi Kristani,” and in the center are decorations of plants and flowers. On the back is an embroidered Star of David, and letters in the local language. Size: 22x30cm. Good condition (the item was brought to sale from a private collection).
Item sold at $200 Starting at $200
LOT: 112

Silk tallit. Japan, 20th century, extremely rare.

Rare and unique item, a tallit made entirely from silk, including the tzitzit threads, given in a fabric case decorated with Japanese writing. Extremely rare. “Japan” is printed on it. Good condition.
Starting at $200
LOT: 113

Case for a mezuzah, decorated with silver thread. Morocco, 20th century (beginning).

Case for a velvet mezuzah, at the top is written Shaddai, and the woman’s name “Pricha Sivani” in the center. Background of plants and flowers. Size: 20x26cm, good condition. The item was brought to sale from a private collection.
Item sold at $200 Starting at $200
LOT: 114

Silver mezuzah housing. Seems to be from Europe. 20th century.

Hammering work and hand chiseling. Crown and floral decorations. The original mezuzah is inside. Metal back. Size: 5x15.5cm. Total weight: 123g. Good condition.
Starting at $600
LOT: 115

Earthenware jug with silver decorations. Israel 20th century.

Around the pitcher are decorations in an ancient writing, silver. Stamped R925. Diameter: 11cm. Height: 14cm.
Item sold at $100 Starting at $100
LOT: 116

Water pitcher and sink for washing hands of Kohanim, illustrated. End of the 19th-beginning of the 20th century. Rare and handsome.

Made in 3 parts, the container and the spout, the cover, and the sink. In the center is a hand-done illustration of a crown and the Kohanic hands. Plants and floral decorations. Size of the container: 38cm height, width: 32cm. Depth: 17cm. The sink height: 9cm, width: 39cm, depth: 20cm. Generally good condition, with some defects.
Starting at $800
LOT: 117

Lot of 2 shofarot. Europe, 19th century.

1. Length 35cm, 2. Length 22cm. Wear and light defects. Generally good condition. Items brought to sale from a private collection.
Item sold at $110 Starting at $100
LOT: 118

Shofar for Rosh Hashanah with engraving. Germany, beginning of the 19th century. Extremely rare.

It was used in the synagogue in Germany, decorated with engraving work, written in Gothic lettering: “You will blow in the month of the shofar for the day of our holiday” (Psalms 81:4). The Gothic lettering used on the shofar was in use in Western Europe from the middle of the 12th century until the middle of the 20th. The name “Gothic” is given to the font in Italy from the Renaissance period, extremely rare. Length: 44cm. Light defects. Generally good condition. The item was brought to sale from a private collection.
Starting at $800
LOT: 119

Seder plate, Tepper, London 1920 approximately.

Created by Tepper in London, with illustrations from the Haggadah and the writing “Matzah” in the middle. Stamped. Small chip on the reverse. Diameter: 25cm. Generally good condition. Item was brought to sale from a private collection.
Starting at $100
LOT: 120

Seder plate, survived the Shoah, Germany 1940s.

Green ceramic plate for pesach, in the upper portion is Joint engraved, as well as writing from a religious survivor of the Shoah “from slavery to freedom in this year in Jerusalem” and engravings of slavery in Egypt. Stamped on the reverse “creation of a survivor from Germany.” These plates were created by the Joint Committee, to be given out in DP camps in Germany. Diameter: 25cm. Defects, generally good condition. The item was brought to sale from a private collection.
Item sold at $450 Starting at $150
LOT: 121

Brass plate, “If I forget thee O Jerusalem,” Damascus work. Israel, end of the 19th century.

With silver and metal placement, Damascus style of work, winding arabesques and interwoven strips. Diameter: 32cm. Good condition. The item was brought to sale from a private collection.
Item sold at $1600 Starting at $500
LOT: 122

Metal plate for tzedakah. Persia, beginning of the 20th century.

Metal plate that was later repurposed as a tzedakah plate with the engraving “tzedakah” and the Kotel, signature of the artist on the back of the plate. Diameter: 24cm, depth: 4cm. Light knocks. Generally good condition.
Starting at $600
LOT: 123

Tobacco case made of horn. Palestine/Land of Israel. End of the 19th century.

With carving work by hand of the Western Wall. Size: 3x4.5x10cm. Light defects, generally good condition.
Item sold at $425 Starting at $400
LOT: 124

Salt shaker for Shabbat, silver. Bir Jerusalem creation, 20th century.

In the shape of a hammer, the handle has the writing “On each of your sacrifices you shall salt the sacrifice.” Length: 15.5cm, width: 8.5cm. Weight: 103g. Stamped 925, Bir creation, Jerusalem. Good condition.
Item sold at $200 Starting at $200
LOT: 125

Yad for a sefer torah, silver. Central Europe, end of the 19th century, beginning of the 20th.

Machine work with integrated hand-welding work. Weight including the chain: 139g. Length without the chain: 30cm. Good condition. The item was brought to sale from a private collection.
Starting at $500