Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €5,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €5,001 and €400,000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €400,001. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
Please note the ! symbol is not correct in the printed catalogue. This lot is not imported from outside the EU.
Therefore our standard buyer's premium of 29.75 of the Hammer Price up to and including Euro 5,000 plus 23.8 of the Hammerprice between Euro 5,001 and Euro 400,000 will be calculated.
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Lion Morpurgo, E.A. Rodrigues Pereira, Joods Historisch Museum 1955, museum catalogue Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam, 1955, cat. Nr. 85, full page illustration.
Julie-Marthe Cohen, Jelka Krvger (ed.), Gifts from the Heart: ceremonial objects from the Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam, Amsterdam/Zwolle, 2004, pp. 13-30.
Michael E. Keen, Jewish ritual art in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 1991, p. 72.
R. D. Barnett, Catalogue of the Jewish Museum London, London, 1974, p. 78, no. 410, plate CXXII.
Isaiah Shachar, The Jewish Year, Leiden, 1975, pp. 2-6, plate viii-ix.
Vivian B. Mann, Treasures of the Jewish Museum, New York, 1986, p. 34.
Chaya Benjamin, Towers of Spice, Exhibition catalogue, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1982, pp. 46-47.