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Auction 9 Lot Number 985

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Dolls Collection

5 cloth and plaster dolls, 1950's [?] made by WIZO or Edith Samuel(?).
Five hand-made figures of Eretz Yisrael.
Varying size and condition, a part is missing in two of the dolls.

Opening100$ Sold For120$ Including buyers premium

Auction 9 Lot Number 986

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Dolls Characteristic of Eretz Yisrael

7 dolls characteristic of Eretz Yisrael. Wood and fabric, Eretz Yisrael, the 1950's-1960's.
Figures of a pioneer woman with a shovel, a female-soldier, a Yemenite with oranges in a basket, an Arab woman with a jar on her head and more. 4 of the dolls were hand made in Israel by "Sabra".
Maximum height: 21 cm. Fair to very good condition.

Opening100$ Sold For100$ Including buyers premium

Auction 9 Lot Number 987

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Table Cloth – “Souvenir of Palestine”

Table cloth Souvenir of Palestine, embroidered silk with fringes.
Embroidery of two palm trees and two figures leading camels and a donkey. In the center appears the emblem of the Royal Engineers Society decorated with wreaths of leaves and a crown.
86 X 64 cm. Good condition. Stains on lower part.

Opening250$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 988

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Fabric Matzah Cover

Fabric for covering matzahs, with printed illustrations and an inscription.
On upper part appears an inscription "Souvenir of Jerusalem" and "State of Israel". A colorful drawing is printed in the center of the fabric, figures of the sages were exchanged for the figures of the Rambam, Rashi and other famous rabbis.
49 X 47 cm not including fringes. Good condition. Stains.

Opening180$ Sold For180$ Including buyers premium

Auction 9 Lot Number 989

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Matzah Cover – “Bezalel” Graphics

Matzah cover. Yellow fabric with black print. Signed: "Bezalel Graphics, Yerushalem, Eretz Yisrael". In the center a drawing of the Western Wall.
Diameter: 36 cm, not including fringes. Good condition.

Opening200$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 990

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Large Pesach Plate – Germany

Silver plated large Pesach plate. Engraved and hammered decorations, Germany.
Vegetal and floral decorations with two Jewish figures embossed.
Diameter: 49.5 cm. Good condition.

Opening5,000$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 991

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Etrog Box – Germany

Etrog box. Germany (Posen?), second half of 19th century.
Box in the shape of an Etrog on an elliptic base, opening into two on a hinge. Silver marks on the lower part.
Height: 9 cm, maximal width: 14 cm. Very good condition.

Opening1,500$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 992

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Decorated Goblet and Plate – Persia

Silver decorated goblet and plate, Persia.
Matching goblet and plate with eight protrusions, with fine decorations. Marks in Arabic on lower part of items.
Height of goblet: 14.5 cm, diameter: 8 cm. Diameter of plate: 17 cm. Good condition.

Opening250$ Sold For250$ Including buyers premium

Auction 9 Lot Number 993

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Torah Pointer, 1882

Torah pointer, wood with three metal plaques, 1882.
In the center of the pointer a shell-like plaque. Close to the cuff an engraved plaque "Avraham Moshe Simo". The date appears on the plaque close to the upper joint. The palm is clenched and a finger is pointing forwards.
28.5 cm. Good condition. One plaque is partly detached. Nonprofessionally restored with glue.

Opening500$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 994

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Decorated Pomegranates – Yemen

Pomegranates for Torah, Yemen.
Engraved decorations in simple geometric and vegetal designs.
29 cm. Fair condition. Damages. Rough repairs.
Decorated Yemenite pomegranates are rare.

Opening900$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 995

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Silver Pendant – The Zodiac

Round silver pendant. Israel, post 1948. Marked "silver 925".
Pendant with an embossed inscription "מזל" and in English "mazal". Revolving medallion, with signs of the zodiac.
Signed E. Weishoff, State of Israel.
Diameter: 2.5 cm. Good condition.

Opening250$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 996

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Miniature Pendant – Ten Commandments – Gold and Shell

The "binding" of the book is set with a shell to which is attached a Maggen David of gold. The ten commandments in English appear inside the "book".
1 X 1.5 cm. Very good condition.

Opening500$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 997

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Yemenite Garment

Yemenite garment.
Diagonal lines in purple, green, yellow and black. Silver-colored decorations are sewn to the borders of the garment. Part of the lining is of red fabric.
115 X 66 cm, not including sleeves. Good condition.

Opening500$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 998

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Two Pairs of Shoes – Tripoli

1. Pair of shoes with hammered decorations. On the shoe, over two metal straps, is a bird-like decoration. Inner side of shoe with red insole, on its lower part a sawn metal plaque. Stamps (manufacturer?). 24 cm, fair-good condition. Metal is probably low-silver.
2. Pair of open high-heels shoes. A metal strap holds the foot decorated with vegetal designs. On the lower part of the insole is a sawn metal plaque. Stamps (manufacturer?). 25 cm. Fair condition, insole is faded, somewhat stained. Metals a little rusted.
This kind of shoes were used by brides in Tripoli on their wedding day.

Opening2,000$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 999

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Primitive Knife “Shema Yisrael”

Knife with a cast aluminum handle, simple and primitive folks craft (made during Second World War?).
On the handle is engraved the inscription "Shema Yisrael".
24.5 cm. Fair condition. Blade rusted. Many scratches to handle.

Opening200$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 1000

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Large Anti-Semitic Wood Sculpture

Large anti-semitic sculpture, carved wood log.
Figure with distorted face: extremely big ear, crooked nose and prominent cheek-bones. The body is covered with scales, like a snake. On the side is a protruding Maggen David.
Height: 90 cm, maximal width: approximately 20 cm. Fair condition. Cracks. Damages to wood, sculpture and base.

Opening6,000$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 1001

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Anti-Semitic Porcelain Plate – “The Dancing Bears”

Porcelain plate, neither signed nor dated.
In the center a colorful illustration is printed of three dancing Jews, and the inscription"Les ours dansant" [dancing bears].
12 X 12 cm. Good condition. Some of the gilded decorations on the borders are blurred.

Opening350$ Sold For350$ Including buyers premium

Auction 9 Lot Number 1002

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Single Leaf on Fabric – Mayor of Vienna

Griass eng God! [God Bless you]. Fabric napkin with an invitation to a banquet. Vienna, first half of 19th century.
Printed cloth napkin, invitation for men, women, young boys and girls to a wine-banquet on behalf of the men's choir of Neulerchenfeld [province of Vienna], to be held on the week of the Fastnacht on February 23 (no year stated), in the Wustbauer farmer's bar.
In the center of the napkin an inscribed line states "Polish Jews are not allowed to enter". The mayor's initials appear on the napkin, but his full name is not specified.
38X34 cm. Good condition. Few stains. Creases and folding marks. Ink stamp.

Opening1,000$ Unsold

Auction 9 Lot Number 1003

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Ceramic Bowl – Drawing of Shylock

Ceramic bowl, painted and glazed. Royal Doulton, England.
Copper rim. On lower part of bowl a drawing in color of Shylock, Jewish figure of greedy and unscrupulous type of the Shakespearean play "The Merchant of Venice".
Height: 10 cm, diameter: 20.5 cm. Very good condition. Slight cracks and peeling to glazing.

Opening250$ Sold For250$ Including buyers premium
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