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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 96

    JUDAICA:- A 19TH CENTURY ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER ESTHER SCROLL, MEGILLAH ESTHER,

    UNMARKED, CIRCA 1835,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    JUDAICA:- A 19TH CENTURY ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER ESTHER SCROLL, MEGILLAH ESTHER,
    UNMARKED, CIRCA 1835,
    The cylindrical body chased with urns of flowers, baskets of fruit, "C" scrolls, twin tablets & seven-branch candelabra with candles, menorahs, the ends engraved with scrolling flowers, the domed top with finial in form of a vase of flowers, the baluster winding handle with leaf calyx, engraved stiff leafage & pointed ovoid terminal, the parchment scroll with painted panels, 14½ in. long (37 cm.).


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    Provenance

    By descent through a family of Italian extraction.