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Date of the auction: 07.12.2016

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Austro-Hungarian Silver Kiddush CupAustro-Hungarian Silver Kiddush Cup

Austro-Hungarian Silver Kiddush Cup, mid-20th century, beaker-form with rococo-style cartouche inscribed "Tefereth B'Chorim Starian, 1942," ht. 3 in., approx. 1.5 troy oz. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1001

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Polish Brass and Copper Hanukkah LampPolish Brass and Copper Hanukkah Lamp

Polish Brass and Copper Hanukkah Lamp, Warsaw, Wola factory, c. 1885-1914, cartouche-shaped back plate with lions and menorah surrounded by C-scrolls, shamash, and oil jug, surmounted by a crown, the molded base with baluster holders raised on shaped feet, (traces of silver plating), ht. 9 1/2 in

Lot #: 1002

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Szyk, Arthur, Illustrator, Statut Kaliski (The Statue of Kalisz)Szyk...

Szyk, Arthur, Illustrator, Statut Kaliski (The Statue of Kalisz), Paris: 1932, number 156 of 500, forty-five illustrated plates, rebound, (ex-library collection). Note: Illustrations to the 13th century Statute of Kalisz, a collection of laws granting privileges to Polish Jews, highlighting the

Lot #: 1003

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Austro-Hungarian Silver Spice ContainerAustro-Hungarian Silver Spice Container

Austro-Hungarian Silver Spice Container, marks for 1867-1922, cylindrical body cast and chased with flames, Star of David, Tablets, Menorah, and "Havdalah" in Hebrew, on a tapered support with central knop on a molded domed foot, similar detachable lid, ht. 7 1/2 in., approx. 3.8 troy oz. From the

Lot #: 1004

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Polish Brass Hanukkah LampPolish Brass Hanukkah Lamp

Polish Brass Hanukkah Lamp, Warsaw, late 19th/early 20th century, arched back plate with stamped leaf motif, lions flanking a menorah and surmounted by a crown, with candleholders to sides, the base with a row of candleholders, raised on shell-form feet, marked "GALW," ht. 10 in. From the Collection

Lot #: 1005

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Gunzburg, David and Stassof, Vladimir, L'Ornement HebraiqueGunzburg, David...

Gunzburg, David and Stassof, Vladimir, L'Ornement Hebraique, Leipzig, 1905, twenty-seven color plates, large folio, cloth case (imperfections), with the original list of plates. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1006

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Anna Rychter-May (German, 1865-1955) Old City, JerusalemAnna Rychter-May...

Anna Rychter-May (German, 1865-1955) Old City, Jerusalem. Signed "A. Richter-May, Jerusalem" l.l. Watercolor on paper, image sight size 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 in., matted and framed. Condition: Slight discoloration, mat acid burn

Lot #: 1007

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Austro-Hungarian .800 Silver Torah Pointer (Yad)Austro-Hungarian .800...

Austro-Hungarian .800 Silver Torah Pointer (Yad), mark for 1867-1922, foliate-decorated baluster stem with suspension loop and heavy chain, over a tapered shaft with vine decoration, terminating in a pointed hand, fully marked, lg. 9 in. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1008

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Bezalel Sterling Silver and Filigree Footed Candy DishBezalel Sterling...

Bezalel Sterling Silver and Filigree Footed Candy Dish, Jerusalem, mid-20th century, teardrop filigree surrounding a gilt bowl, raised on a domed foot with applied decoration, with applied "Bezalel" label, ht. 3 in., approx. 3.5 troy oz

Lot #: 1009

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Art Deco Silver Hanukkah LampArt Deco Silver Hanukkah Lamp

Art Deco Silver Hanukkah Lamp, probably Austro-Hungary, apparently unmarked, horizontal row of candleholders with flame finial and shamash lamp, on a paneled support with scrolled branch supports, on a circular domed base, ht. 11 in., approx. 12.4 troy oz. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan

Lot #: 1010

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Two Velvet and Embroidered Tefillin BagsTwo Velvet and Embroidered Tefillin...

Two Velvet and Embroidered Tefillin Bags, Germany, c. 1900, each with colorful hand-stitched embellishments and wool pom-poms, ht. to 9 in. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1011

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Group of Near Eastern Silver Amulets, Amulet Cases, and a Marriage...

Group of Near Eastern Silver Amulets, Amulet Cases, and a Marriage Ring, early to mid-20th century, with engraved text, various sizes. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1012

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Silver Handled Charity ContainerSilver Handled Charity Container

Silver Handled Charity Container, early 20th century, apparently unmarked, cannister form with rococo-style acid-etched decoration throughout, hinged lid slot and clasp, C-scroll handle to side, raised on a domed foot, ht. 4 in. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1013

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Pal-Bell Patinated Bronze Hanukkah LampPal-Bell Patinated Bronze Hanukkah Lamp

Pal-Bell Patinated Bronze Hanukkah Lamp, Israel, 1950s, design by Maurice Ascalon, formed as olive branches surrounding a central oil jug, shamash, the base with oil-form lamps, ht. 8 in. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1014

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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German Brass Hanging Sabbath LampGerman Brass Hanging Sabbath Lamp

German Brass Hanging Sabbath Lamp, 19th century, of typical form with ring-turned shaft with flower-form reflectors and ring-turned devices, over an eight-pointed star oil section, suspension drip pan, ht. 21 in. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1015

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Raban, Ze'ev and Levine Kipnis, Our Holidays (Chageinu)Raban, Ze'ev and...

Raban, Ze'ev and Levine Kipnis, Our Holidays (Chageinu), New York: Miller-Lynn, 1928, sixteen leaves, 4to, (ex-library collection, binding somewhat loose). From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1016

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Damascene ChargerDamascene Charger

Damascene Charger, depicting the Twelve Tribes and Moses, with Arabic text, dia. 12 1/2 in. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1017

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Israel Liberata 10th Anniversary of Independence Gold MedalIsrael Liberata...

Israel Liberata 10th Anniversary of Independence Gold Medal, 1958, modeled as a Roman Judaea Capta coin, bordered by chains and Hebrew, the reverse with Sabra bearing a sheaf of wheat, palm tree, and a pioneer with a hoe, within a gold pendant/brooch frame, medal .916, approx. 15.69 dwt. Note

Lot #: 1018

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Chaim Gross (American, 1904-1991) The Angels Approaching AbrahamChaim Gross...

Chaim Gross (American, 1904-1991) The Angels Approaching Abraham. Signed "Chaim Gross," and "Bedi-Makky Foundry, NY," numbered "1/9." Bronze with brown patina, ht. 21 in., mounted on a black marble and oak pedestal, total ht. 44 in. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1019

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Small Polish Silver-plated Hanukkah LampSmall Polish Silver-plated Hanukkah...

Small Polish Silver-plated Hanukkah Lamp, Warsaw, late 19th century, cartouche-shaped back plate with C-scrolls and rocaille centered by a basket of flowers, above a rectangular base with oil cups, raised on paw feet, (shamash replaced), ht. 6 in. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1020

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Yaacov Heller Chess SetYaacov Heller Chess Set

Yaacov Heller Chess Set, Jerusalem, with intricately cast sterling silver (weighted) pieces depicting the Israelites and the Philistines, with a board/table and Lucite cover. Note: A version of this set is in the collection of the World Chess Hall of Fame and Sidney Samole Museum

Lot #: 1021

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Damascene Shell CaseDamascene Shell Case

Damascene Shell Case, attributed to a Bezalel, Jerusalem, after 1916, decorated with a band of camels over rosettes, all above a band of stylized text, old patina, ht. 11 in. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1022

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Abramovich, Raphael, Ed., The Vanished WorldAbramovich, Raphael, Ed., The...

Abramovich, Raphael, Ed., The Vanished World, New York: Forward Association, 1947, text in English and Yiddish, over 500 photographic images by Roman Vishniac, A. Kacyzna, M. Kipnis, and others, capturing the everyday life of Jewish communities in Eastern Europe pre-war, red cloth binding

Lot #: 1023

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Nine Israeli Silver Filigree Jewelry ItemsNine Israeli Silver Filigree...

Nine Israeli Silver Filigree Jewelry Items, including three Bezalel brooches, a fringe necklace, and five other items

Lot #: 1024

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Polish Silver Convertible Hanukkah LampPolish Silver Convertible Hanukkah Lamp

Polish Silver Convertible Hanukkah Lamp, Jan Pogorzelski, Warsaw, c. 1852-76, candleholders supported by cast leaf-entwined branches, the base cast with grape leaves and clusters, on a spreading circular foot raised on scrolled feet, ht. 28 in., approx. 54.7 troy oz

Lot #: 1025

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$4,000

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Salvador Dali Gilt-bronze "Peace" MenorahSalvador Dali Gilt-bronze "Peace...

Salvador Dali Gilt-bronze "Peace" Menorah, seven branches cast with Star of David, Moses, ht. 16 1/2 in., on a stepped Jerusalem Stone base, overall ht. 19 3/4 in. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1026

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Altmann, Nathan, Judische GraphikAltmann, Nathan, Judische Graphik

Altmann, Nathan, Judische Graphik, Berlin: Petropolis, 1923, 147 of 250 numbered copies, folio with ten lithographed plates, (spine defective, imperfections). From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1027

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Russian Silver and Silver Filigree Spice ContainerRussian Silver and Silver...

Russian Silver and Silver Filigree Spice Container, maker's mark AB, assay mark for A. Sev'yer, 1875, tapered body terminating on a circular foot, the domed top surmounted by a pennant flag, ht. 4 1/4 in

Lot #: 1028

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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German Sterling Silver Hanukkah LampGerman Sterling Silver Hanukkah Lamp

German Sterling Silver Hanukkah Lamp, cartouche-shaped back plate with lions, menorah and decalogue within C-scrolls and surmounted by a crown, the rectangular molded base with lion-form oil wells, raised on cast shaped feet, marked "Sterling R.G. Hanau-R," ht. 10 1/4 in

Lot #: 1029

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Four Folk Art Works on PaperFour Folk Art Works on Paper

Four Folk Art Works on Paper, America, late 1930s, signed in Hebrew "D. Schlosberg" [sic], watercolor and Yiddish text in black ink on lined paper, two New Year's 1937/38 and 1938/39 cards and two anti-war sentiments, sizes to 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila

Lot #: 1030

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 7 Dec 2016