With a cover decorated with hammer work, casting, and more. Based on cups that were created in Augsburg in the 17th century. Height: 32cm. Total weight: 400g. Signature not identified. Seems Germany. Good condition, item brought to sale from a private collection.
For Shavuot, casting work in the style of silver cups that were made in Germany in the 18th century. Inscription from later engraved in: “Matan Torah.” Height: 15cm. Weight: 246g. Good condition, from a private collection.
Decorated with embossing and engraving of lions and figures. Around the cup is an embossed inscription: “Kos Yeshuot Esah,” “Ein Simcha Ela B’Yayin” (there is no happiness but in wine), “V’Samachta B’Chagecha.” Height: 10cm. Weight: 173g. Light defects, generally good condition.
Decorated with engraving work and enameling of landscapes. Stamped 875, additional stamps. Interesting dedication in Yiddish, translated: “Gift to Yose’leh for his 50th birthday from Aunt Bertha and Uncle Frank.” New York, 5.7.63.
Casting work with embossing of the exodus from Egypt, very exacting, fine work, in the style of the famous Jewish smith “Baruch Dornhelm.” Height: 6.5cm, weight: 84g. Light abrasion. Generally good condition.
4 with names of the rivers of the Garden of Eden. One has inscription made with cutting work: “Kos Yeshuot Esah.” One of them (without the name of the rivers) has delicate engraving work by the artists of “Havei Oz K’Namer, Kal k’Nesher, v’Ratz KeTzvi, v’Gibor k’Aryeh.” (Strong like a leopard, light like an eagle, runs like a deer, and brave like a lion). Max height: 9cm. Total weight: 345g. From a private collection.
Silver mezuzah housing designed by Alexander L. Wolfe, in the shape of an ancient pitcher, with an embedded pruta coin made of bronze from the Second Revolt, 67-68 C.E. Stamped and numbered 9/613. Dated 1986. Includes the mezuzah inside. Height: 10cm. Total weight: 123g (mezuzah scroll’s kashrut not checked). Accompanied by a signed permission form from the artist. The cup is designed by the same artist with casting and enamel work. Stamped and numbered 33/613, dated 1983 at the bottom. Height: 15cm. Weight: 251g. Good condition. Alexander Wolfe, originally from Scotland, moved to Israel in 1972. He was a well-known designer of seals, amulets, and coins. He became famous for writing a number of scientific articles, and he lectured on those topics. In addition to loaning items to museums across the world for special editions, he displayed exhibits at the Jewish Cultural Center in London on Judaism in the Middle Ages.
The top of the case has a bird, and it was later converted for besamim. At the center is engraving work of high quality, birds, plants, and flowers. Stamps: 12, the year 1770. Height: 15cm. Weight: 198g. Good condition. The item is from a private collection.
Decorated with filigree and engraving work. Made by the artist M. Stern, who was one of the first Jewish smiths who worked in Warsaw after 1850. Signature of the artist and stamp of the bodek hakesef, letters A.S. Height: 19cm, weight: 112g. Good condition, from a private collection.