Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Passover Seder Plate from the Estate of Rabbi Dr. Eliezer Lipman HaKohen Kahn Rabbi of Wiesbaden – Germany, Late 19th Century

Opening: $500
Sold for: $875
Including buyer's premium

Passover Seder plate. Germany, late 19th century. (Base engraved "1809").
Silver, engraved.
The lip of the plate is decorated with geometric motifs. The well of the plate is filled with passages from the Haggadah, written in circular form – Ma Nishtana, Avadim Hayinu and Kadesh URechatz.
According to the owner's testimony, the plate originates from the estate of Dr. Eliezer Lipman (Leo) HaKohen Kahn (1842-1936), one of the founding pillars of German Orthodox Jewry. He was the first to receive governmental permission to found an independent Orthodox community in Wiesbaden, where he served as rabbi for sixty-six years.
Diameter: 37 cm. Good condition. Some bends.

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Jewish Ceremonial Art
Jewish Ceremonial Art