Auction No. 106

Letters by A. Einstein and Other Illustrious Personalities, Zionism, Jewish Art, letters of Rabbis and Rebbes and Collection of letters to Sir Moses Montefiore from the archive of the late Rabbi Avraham Shisha - London - Buyer's commission 22%

March 6, 2018
Opening $ 4,000
Estimate $ 6,000 - $ 8,000

Pair of candlesticks and a spice box - silver hallmarked 925 with the maker's mark, made by Oded Davidson, modern Judaica.

Description: Bored and engraved with many assorted elements integrating animal characters from daily life with scenes from the scriptures, in the style of the Ilya Schor's works. Wood base. There are images of children dancing in a circle at the head of each candlestick, on the panels there are twelve squares with cherubic images, fish (symbolizing fertility), a kiddush goblet, Torah scrolls and flowers. Above them there are scenes around wells and children playing with a rope and ball. Flowers and leaves at the base. Each candlestick is comprised of three separate sections, each one with a hallmark. The upper section of the candlestick can be pulled out so that the upper base can be used for small candles, and when it is pulled out, there is an empty space in the body of the candlestick for placing longer candles.

Both candlesticks are 18 cm. tall; their base has a diameter of 9 cm.; and the candlestick, 5 cm.

With a matching spice box, shaped like a pyramid. Silver hallmarked 925 with a maker's mark. The panels feature various scenes of Adam holding different things, leaves and flowers. Underneath the base there is a small door for the spices. Base: 4x5 cm. Height: 11 cm.

Condition: Very fine.

Category
Ritual Items