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Steel and Bone-handled Shochet Knife

Auction:
2966T
Lot:
1062
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Sale #2966T - 2966T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 07, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Steel and Bone-handled Shochet Knife, H. Pape Nachfl, Memel, East Prussia, late 19th/early 20th century, of typical form, blade 11 3/4 in, overall lg. 16 1/4 in., in a fitted wooden case.


From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila
Estimate $200-300


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

East Prussia, Geography of Europe, Geography of Lithuania, Kashrut, KlaipÄ—da, Knife, Lithuania Minor, Prussia, Ritual slaughter, Shechita