Auction 107 Winner's Unlimited - Eretz Israel and Zionism, Postcards and Photographs, Numismatics, Posters, Maps, Judaica, Holy books, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes
Tuesday, 8.5.18 (Your local time)
 3 Shatner Center 1st Floor Givat Shaul Jerusalem
The auction has ended

LOT 265:

Pair of Shabbat Candlesticks, Shaped like Pitchers. 18th Century [?]

  Previous item
Next item 
Sold for: $250
Start price:
$ 250
Estimated price:
$400 - $800
Auction house commission: 22%
VAT: On commission only

Pair of pitcher-shaped oil candlesticks for Shabbat. Casted brass and engraved.

The base of the candlesticks bears the engraved [Hebrew] words: Shabbat Kodesh. The candlesticks themselves are shaped like pitchers, with spouts at their edges for the oil. The covers have bird designs and the handle is shaped like an animal - a bird combined with frog.

Identical height: 10 cm. Width: 12 cm.

Provenance: Private collection. 

For similar candlesticks, see Jewish Folk Art Over the Ages by Eli and Elise Davis, published by Rubin Mass, catalog item no. 11.

Aging stains. Fine condition.

  Previous item
Next item