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Online Auction # 3 - 18.02.2019

 

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LOT: 101

Printed cloth for covering the challot, with the Shabbat and Yom Tov kiddush—France, 20th century.

As well as Havdalah, with explanations in Yiddish. Printed by DEPOSE F.B., France. Silk/satin cloth, double-layered, with copper and cloth frills. Signs of folding, signs of use. 40x50cm. Generally ok to good condition.
Item sold at $50 Starting at $50
LOT: 102

Silver etrog case. Israel, beginning of the 20th century.

Shape of a citrus fruit, decorate with engraving and relief work of plants and flowers. Center portion has the inscription “and you shall take for yourself a PriEtzHadar.” At the bottom is inscribed “Jerusalem.” Stamped 800. Opens into two pieces. 18cm. Weight: 190g.
Item sold at $130 Starting at $120
LOT: 103

Omer counting board, given inside a carved wood case done by hand, Israel 20th century—rare!

Inscription “Sfirat Haomer” in gold, with the Tablets and a Star of David. The blessing and the HaRachaman recited after are written in pen with a yellow frame, handwritten on paper. The board for the days is in a wooden box with wheels to turn it, printed on paper. Artist: Menashe Green. Various cracks in a few places, generally good condition.
Item sold at $240 Starting at $120
LOT: 104

Old kippah with embroidery “Jerusalem.” Tzfat, early 20th century.

Tzfat-style kippah, with various decorations embroidered with color. Small defects, good condition.
Item sold at $50 Starting at $50
LOT: 105

Brass tzedakah box. Israel, 20th century.

Includes a handle and a claspfor closing. In the center is an engraving “tzedakah.” Height: 13cm. Diameter: 9cm. Tape. Generally good condition.
Starting at $50
LOT: 106

Collection of 3 cloth sacks with dust from the Mt. of Olives and other holy places in Israel—Jerusalem, approx. 1900.

Small bags of dust, three different colors. In the center is an engraved image of the Mt. of Olives with the verse “and his legs stood on the Mt. of Olives,” and “receivable from Isaac Nisenbaum, the shamash of the Chief Hevra Kadisha of the Eidat Ashkenazim.” Original packaging, never opened since it was put inside at the beginning of the 20th century. The researcher Avraham Ya’ari, in his introduction to his book Shluchei Eretz Yisrael, writes “one of the things that emissaries of Eretz Yisroel knewto bring with them to the Diaspora was the land that he brought with him, although he could never fully fulfill their desire for it, for he could not carry with him in his many wanderings sacks laden with earth. He wouldn’t sell the soil of the Land of Israel but he honored generous people by giving such things to them. Of course, this reward was generously received. As early as the seventeenth century, the emissaries of the Land of Israel used to bring them dust from the land of Israel. 14x4.5cm. Light defects, generally good condition.
Item sold at $110 Starting at $60
LOT: 107

Pair of candlesticks. 20th century.

Pair of 3-branched candlesticks. Decorated with relief work of plants. Height: 32cm. Width: 28cm. Weight: 1062g. Generally good condition.
Starting at $50
LOT: 108

Lot of 6 silver items. 20th century.

1. Silver cup decorated with engraving work; in the center is a monogram with the letters A.Tz. Stamped 800. Height: 7cm. Weight: 24g. Light dents, generally good condition. 2. HaNaharot silver cup. Height: 9.5cm. Weight: 86g. Light dents, generally good condition. 3. Silver candle-holder. Length: 21cm. Weight: 21g. Missing the piece that directs the flame. Generally good condition. 4. Silver mezuzah housing decorated with relief and engraving work of plants and flowers. Stamped 925. Height: 14cm. Weight: 17g. Generally good condition. 5. Silver tobacco case. 5.23x5x1.5cm. Weight: 28g. Generally good condition. 6. Tobacco case with a large gemstone. Diameter: 2cm. Weight including the stone: 11g. Generally good condition.
Item sold at $110 Starting at $50
LOT: 109

Set of 5 cups and a salt shaker. Silver and glass. Beginning of the 20th century.

Height of the cups: 6.5cm. Salt shaker: 10.5cm. Stamps not identified. Total weight 262g. Generally good condition.
Starting at $50
LOT: 110

Lot of 4 forks and two teaspoons, silver. Beginning of the 20th century.

Decorated with relief of floral patterns. Stamped 92 and S.C. Total weight 204g.
Item sold at $60 Starting at $50
LOT: 111

Earthenware jug with silver decorations. Israel 20th century.

Around the pitcher are decorations in an ancient writing, silver. Stamped R925. Diameter: 11cm. Height: 14cm.
Starting at $50
LOT: 112

Armenian ceramic natla, hand-made. 20th century.

For washing the hands. Floral decorations and geometric shapes in a variety of colors. In the center is an inscription “Netilat Yadayim.” Two handles for holding. | Missing a little bit of the lip. Height: 16cm. Diameter: 10cm.
Starting at $50
LOT: 113

Wooden noisemaker. IDF soldiers hitting Hitler on the head. Holland, 1950s. Unique item.

Rare, unique wooden noisemaker. Carved wood, IDF soldiers with hammers, hitting Hitler on the head. By pulling the wooden sticks on the bottom, they hit his head (interest patent). Created probably in the 1950s after the end of the Shoah; before the wound had time to heal, Jews were already expressing their pain in various ways, and even the old tradition of erasing Amalek during the recitation of the Megillah seems to have been included. Width: 29cm. Height: 14cm. Cracks in the soldiers legs, partially missing. Ok to good condition.
Item sold at $550 Starting at $200
LOT: 114

Bubbe and Zeide, sirocco. USA, 20th century.

Pair of Jewish figurines (grandmother and grandfather) holding siddurs on their way to synagogue. Made of sirocco (wood) in different colors. Height: 13-14cm. Light defects.
Starting at $50
LOT: 115

Old music box in the shape of a car. Europe, 20th century.

Car made of metal. In the front portion is a handle for winding up the music box. Length: 23cm. Height: 20cm. Width: 15cm. Generally good condition.
Item sold at $50 Starting at $50
LOT: 116

Pair of finials for a sefer torah, silver. Israel, 20th century. Stamped.

Stars of David on the tops. Relief work of flowers, more stars of David, and more. Dedication on both: “dedicated by Yosef Yelnik.” Height: 27.5cm. Stamped STERLING 925. Weight: 383g. Generally good condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 117

Pairs of silver finials for a sefer torah. Israel, 20th century. Stamped.

Stars of David on the tops. Relief work of flowers, more stars of David, and more. Dedication on both: “in memory of Yocheved Gul, daughter of Bracha and Avner Hai Gul, died 9th of Cheshvan, 1973.” Stamped 925. Height: 26cm. Weight: 256g. Dents. Missing a number of bells. Generally ok to good condition.
Item sold at $80 Starting at $80
LOT: 118

. Megillat Esther written by hand on parchment, end of the 19th century.

Nice handwriting. 42 lines per column. Klaf: 24.5cm. Writing: 17.5cm. Generally good condition.
Item sold at $350 Starting at $100
LOT: 119

Megillat Esther on parchment, Ari script. 19th century.

Assyrian handwriting, Ari script on parchment. 48 lines per column, 6 columns, 2 pieces of parchment. Hole in the word “Hamelech” with damage to text in the first column, stains, ok condition, not sold as kosher.
Item sold at $220 Starting at $220
LOT: 120

Megillat Esther “HaMelech”, kosher, on parchment—Sefardi, nice handwriting, 21st century.

Kosher, new Megillat Esther, written by hand on parchment. 21 lines per column. Accompanied by a certificate, that it was checked by computer and found to be kosher lemehadrin. Given in a housing made of straw.
Item sold at $325 Starting at $300
LOT: 121

Facsimile of Megillat Esther with illustrations from Ferrara (Italy), 1616—Tel Aviv 1997.

Facsmile edition that was published by the National and University Library in Jerusalem, printed in Tel Aviv. The National Library holds a number of illustrated megillot esther, but the most special one is also the oldest, and is also among the oldest of any in the world, from 1616. The Megillah was written and illustrated by Moshe ben Avraham Pascarol in Ferrara, Italy. Its length is more than 4 meters and its height is around 27cm. It was ordered by a man by the name of Mordechai ben Eliyahu HaLevi, who lived in a small town by the name of Brescello, next to Parma, according to biographical data written at the end of the megillah. Light tears and defects, generally excellent condition.
Item sold at $50 Starting at $50
LOT: 122

Lot of 2 facsimiles—Birkat HaMazon and a chapter of songs.

1. Perek Shira—illlustrated facsimile edition. Jerusalem 1990. From a collection held by the National Library of Israel. 11.5x16.5cm. Excellent condition. 2. Facsimile of Birkat HaMazon and other brachot for after food, illustrated, from the 18th century. With a pamphlet and the original box. Printed by the Jewish Museum in Budapest. 10.5x7,5cm, generally very good condition.
Item sold at $50 Starting at $50
LOT: 123

The Lisbon Bible - facsimile of the magnificent decorated manuscript from 1482.

A facsimile of the Lisbon Bible. The Bible is an extraordinary manuscript from 1482 made by the hands of the Sopher Samuel ben Samuel Ibn Musa of Lisbon. The Facsimile includes 5 Chumshei Torah, 368 pages, punctuated writing decorated in various colors and golden ornaments. Published by Nahar in cooperation with the British Library - London. Printed in 1988. Condition: new.
Item sold at $160 Starting at $50
LOT: 124

Ketubah on parchment. Paror—India. 1930. Rare.

Written on parchment glued to cardboard. Defects and tears. Ok condition. Rare. Size 35x26cm.
Item sold at $150 Starting at $50
LOT: 125

Ketubah and Shtar Tenayim, colorful lithograph printing—Bulgaria 1936.

Sofia, Bulgaria. Gilded, colorful ink. On both sides are large illustrations of columns, at the top of which are lamps. Motifs symbolizing love and fruitfulness: grape clusters, apple, olive leaves. Star of David and verses. In the center is the official symbol of the Central Association of Bulgarian Jewry. On the right is the text of the ketubah, and on the left is the Tanayim, also signed by the witnesses. Signatures in Cyrillic. Stamps, signs of folding, tears at the edges of the folds. 45x62cm. Generally good condition.
Item sold at $80 Starting at $50