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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 19:00

114 . Large collection of silver amulets [35]. 19th and 20th century

Large collection of about 35 silver amulets. Most are from Persia, 19th-20th centuries.

Description: Collection of assorted amulets of various sizes. Includes round, triangular, and rectangular amulets and more. The amulets have hooks so that they can be worn by a person or hung on a wall.

Unique features: Includes three amulets that were given to the same woman: רחל בת שרה [Rachel bat Sarah], Persia, 19th century. The initials of the words in the "Shir La'Maalot Esa Einay" psalm and more. Two rectangular amulets with eight ribs, apparently one for each arm, and another triangular amulet - the heart.
Some bear complete G-dly names, with some with illustrations of birds, leaves, flowers, menorah, star of David and more.

Condition: Varying sizes and conditions. Overall fine condition.

Estimation

$10,000 - $12,000
Auction has finished
$8,000
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