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A RARE PAIR OF SWEDISCH SILVER RIMMONIM
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A RARE PAIR OF SWEDISCH SILVER RIMMONIM

MAKER'S MARK OF BOYE (ROSENBERG 8675), STOCKHOLM, 1791

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A RARE PAIR OF SWEDISCH SILVER RIMMONIM
Maker's mark of Boye (Rosenberg 8675), Stockholm, 1791
Each set on a slightly tapering cylindrical stem, the body formed by two graduated globular openworked tiers, each hung with gilt bell inside, decorated with stylised acantus leaves, laurel leaves and hanging drapery, laurel festoons, gadrooning and beaded bands, surmounted by an openworked gilt crown with six beaded arches
23cm. high
Each fully marked on stem
470gr.
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Lot Essay

This pair is most probably the earliest known Rimmonim made in Stockholm where the Jewish Community was founded only in 1775 and numbered only 40 families in 1779.

Literature:
Encyclopaedia Judaica, volume 15 clms 407-408 and 545-546


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