Skinner

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Auction 2040

April 23, 2001 10:00AM

04-23-2001 04-23-2001

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Continental-style Brass Purim Noisemaker

Continental-style Brass Purim Noisemaker

Lot:
87
Sold for:
$460$400

Continental-style Brass Purim Noisemaker, 20th century, formed as a bird, cylindrical ring-turned handle with suspension loop, ht. 7 More ...

German Silver Spoon

German Silver Spoon

Lot:
88
Sold for:
$115$100

German Silver Spoon, Nrnberg, date for 1766-9, shaped handle with molded edges, Hebrew lettering, lg. 7 3/4 More ...

Persian Silver-gilt Tray

Persian Silver-gilt Tray

Lot:
89
Sold for:
$2,070$1,800

Persian Silver-gilt Tray, late 19th/early 20th century, rectangular with floral decoration to rim, center with scene of David playing his harp for Saul with relevant Hebrew text, the reverse More ...

Two Punch Paper Embroideries

Two Punch Paper Embroideries

Lot:
89A
Sold for:
$316$275

Two Punch Paper Embroideries, one a Mizrach with menorah, dated 1906, the other with a Jerusalem theme, 17 3/8 x 21 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Loss to edges, stained and toned, thread loss, not More ...

Bezalel Wool Carpet

Bezalel Wool Carpet

Lot:
89B
Sold for:
$2,645$2,300

Bezalel Wool Carpet, pre-1914, unsigned, design of a seven-branch menorah against a background of smaller menorot, stylized "Zion" lettering, and Star of David device, in tones of rose, pale More ...

Three Fabric Matzoh Covers

Three Fabric Matzoh Covers

Lot:
94
Sold for:
$115$100

Three Fabric Matzoh Covers, late 19th/20th century, transfer decorated silk with appropriate text and scenes; embroidered silk with multicolored foliate decoration with crown and table; printed silk More ...

Pair of Cased Rams Horn Shofars

Pair of Cased Rams Horn Shofars

Lot:
95
Sold for:
$230$200

Pair of Cased Ram's Horn Shofars, possibly English, 20th century, of typical form, in a fitted oak case with green felt interior and ivorine Star of David, box lg. 15 3/4 More ...

Continental Fruitwood and Bronze Matzoh Perforator

Continental Fruitwood and Bronze Matzoh Perforator

Lot:
96A
Sold for:
$2,990$2,600

Continental Fruitwood and Bronze Matzoh Perforator, early 19th century, baluster knop inscribed in Hebrew "for Passover," plain shaft, circular wheel with pins, lg. 4 1/2 More ...

Two Textile Articles

Two Textile Articles

Lot:
97
Sold for:
$460$400

Two Textile Articles, a small Chinese embroidered silk bag, late 19th century, blue silk with polychrome foliate designs and Star of David, lg. 5 3/4 in.; a Moroccan gilt-thread embroidered velvet More ...

German Handpainted and Transfer Decorated Porcelain Havdalah Plate

German Handpainted and Transfer Decorated Porcelain Havdalah Plate

Lot:
99
Sold for:
$316$275

German Handpainted and Transfer Decorated Porcelain Havdalah Plate, late 19th century, M.L. Schwab, Frankfurt a Main, dia. 8 1/2 More ...

Two Continental Handpainted Porcelain Plates with Judaic Scenes

Two Continental Handpainted Porcelain Plates with Judaic Scenes

Lot:
102
Sold for:
$805$700

Two Continental Handpainted Porcelain Plates with Judaic Scenes, 20th century, Limoges with marriage scene, and Hohenzollern with Shabbat candle lighting, dia. 14 1/2 to handles and 12 More ...

Russian Silver Cigar Box

Russian Silver Cigar Box

Lot:
105
Sold for:
$259$225

Russian Silver Cigar Box, first half 20th century, .875 fine, rectangular hinged box etched with cigar bands titled in Yiddish "AKC.BANDR PAPIROSIEM," lg. 5 1/4 More ...

Interesting Pottery Memorial (Yahrzeit) Lamp

Interesting Pottery Memorial (Yahrzeit) Lamp

Lot:
106
Sold for:
$1,840$1,600

Interesting Pottery Memorial (Yahrzeit) Lamp, Gertrude and Otto Natzler, California, 1950s, inscribed with the verse "The spirit of man is the lamp of the Land (Proverbs 20:27), cylindrical form More ...

Two Ludwig Wolpert Brooches

Two Ludwig Wolpert Brooches

Lot:
107
Sold for:
$115$100

Two Ludwig Wolpert Brooches, New York, mid-20th century, one sterling, the other gilt-metal, designs of stylized lettering, each More ...

North African Amulet

North African Amulet

Lot:
107A
Sold for:
$259$225

North African Amulet, early 20th century, with roundel inscribed "Shadai," supported by carnelian-like columns, with enameled highlight, ht. 4 1/4 More ...

Judaica Silvered Brass Open Faced Pocket Watch

Judaica Silvered Brass Open Faced Pocket Watch

Lot:
107B
Sold for:
$518$450

Judaica Silvered Brass Open Faced Pocket Watch, early 20th century, white enameled dial with Hebrew numbering, case with foliage and Moses with tablets, (not More ...

Gold Coins of Israel

Gold Coins of Israel

Lot:
108
Sold for:
$1,495$1,300

Gold Coins of Israel, group of collector's coins from 1960-1978, presented in a Lucite frame, distributed by J.J. Van Grover, LTD, New York, 9.425 oz. (267.3 More ...

Silver Marriage Ring

Silver Marriage Ring

Lot:
109
Sold for:
$288$250

Silver Marriage Ring, 20th century, marked "sterling," hinged architectural form, inscribed "Mazel Tov" in More ...

Fine Ilya Schor Silver-gilt Compact

Fine Ilya Schor Silver-gilt Compact

Lot:
110
Sold for:
$3,738$3,250

Fine Ilya Schor Silver-gilt Compact, c. 1949, rectangular form with six vignettes with figures depicting the arts, music, and dance to top, pierced decoration of village scenes to side, opens to More ...

Two Bakelite Mezuzahs

Two Bakelite Mezuzahs

Lot:
111
Sold for:
$144$125

Two Bakelite Mezuzahs, Jerusalem, 1930s, the first orange, rectangular in form, ht. 2 3/4 in., the other with green tablet-form backplate and rectangular orange body, ht. 3 1/4 More ...

Polish-style Silver Mezuzah

Polish-style Silver Mezuzah

Lot:
112
Sold for:
$403$350

Polish-style Silver Mezuzah, 20th century, apparently unmarked, rectangular form with finely etched decoration with crown, columns, and tablets, ht. 5 1/2 More ...

Damascene Mezuzah

Damascene Mezuzah

Lot:
113
Sold for:
$460$400

Damascene Mezuzah, modern, shaped rectangular form surmounted by lions, with central "shin" between columns, ht. 6 More ...

Polish Silver Mezuzah

Polish Silver Mezuzah

Lot:
114
Sold for:
$374$325

Polish Silver Mezuzah, assay mark "12," formed as rampant lions flanking a column with crown finial, shaped base, ht. 5 More ...

Continental Silver Mezuzah

Continental Silver Mezuzah

Lot:
115
Sold for:
$546$475

Continental Silver Mezuzah, early 20th century, marked "833" and "h," rectangular form with repousse foliate and scrollwork designs, with crown, columns, door, goblets, and birds, More ...

Dutch Blue and White Transfer Decorated Plate

Dutch Blue and White Transfer Decorated Plate

Lot:
117
Sold for:
$575$500

Dutch Blue and White Transfer Decorated Plate, c. 1925, with wreaths on rim flanking date "14 December 1925 27 Kislew 5686" and centered by scene of hospital and charity box with text More ...

Damascene Charity Container

Damascene Charity Container

Lot:
118
Sold for:
$920$800

Damascene Charity Container, modern, domed form with slot to top, door to front, decorated with columns, Star of David, Wailing Wall, and appropriate Hebrew text, ht. 7 More ...

Small German Barrel-form Silver Plated Charity Container

Small German Barrel-form Silver Plated Charity Container

Lot:
120
Sold for:
$460$400

Small German Barrel-form Silver Plated Charity Container, WMF, late 19th/early 20th century, stamped decoration to top and slot, body inscribed "Tzedaka" in Hebrew, padlock (lacking key), More ...

Near Eastern Copper Etrog Container

Near Eastern Copper Etrog Container

Lot:
121
Sold for:
$230$200

Near Eastern Copper Etrog Container, dated "1934," oval form with hinged domed lid, gadrooned body, lg. 5 1/2 More ...

Continental Pewter Charity Container

Continental Pewter Charity Container

Lot:
122
Sold for:
$546$475

Continental Pewter Charity Container, formed as a dish, the rim with Hebrew text, shaped grip with aperture, dia. 5 More ...

German Pewter Etrog Box

German Pewter Etrog Box

Lot:
123
Sold for:
$546$475

German Pewter Etrog Box, late 19th century, oval form with hinged lid and appropriate Hebrew inscription, decorated with ribbon tied garlands, raised on paw feet, (foot bent), ht. 4 1/2 More ...