Auction 71 - The Collection of Rabbi Prof. Daniel Sperber

Wood Relief – The Binding of Isaac – Holland, 16th Century

Opening: $400
Sold for: $625
Including buyer's premium
The Binding of Isaac, wood relief. [Holland, 16th century].
The relief depicts Abraham raising a sword to slaughter Isaac. The angel above them stops the sword with its hand and points at the ram caught in the thicket to replace Isaac as the sacrifice. Isaac is seen crouching on the altar (not bound to it).
31X36 cm. Good condition. Chipping and losses. In an original wooden frame.
Jewish Ceremonial Art and Various Objects