Lot 30
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A CENTRAL EUROPEAN SILVER ETROG CONTAINER

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 USD
Sold
5,625 USD
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Description

  • maker's mark H.L. struck twice.
  • silver
  • length 7 1/4 in.
  • 18.4 cm
in the form of the fruit, vigorously chased with Etrog and foliage, embossed and engraved inscriptions with the dedication to a rabbi from his pupil, gilt interior.

Catalogue Note

The Hebrew  inscriptions read on the top of the cover: "And you shall take...the fruit of goodly trees" (Leviticus 23:40); on the rim of the cover: "In honor of my teacher Rabbi Joseph Pollack, May he live L[ong] g[ood] years, H[ead of the] r[abbinical] c[ourt] of the H[oly] C[ongregation] of Verpelét (Hungary), from his admirer Samuel Gross, [5]696 (1936)."
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