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    Description

    A Yossi Swed Partial Gilt Silver Owl-Form Tzedakah Box, 20th century
    Marks: (S over D monogram), (D butterfly S), ISRAEL, 13/26
    6-1/2 h x 4-1/2 w x 4 d inches (16.5 x 11.4 x 10.2 cm)
    42.75 troy ounces
    This charity box in the form of an owl opens and unfolds to reveal a pair of Shabbat candle holders behind silver filigree doors, niches on either end of the box display figures of a supplicant wearing a turban and a wedding couple, a silver clad lock with keys secures the latch. A dedication in Hebrew script is engraved on the underside of the piece, as well as the limited edition of 13/26.


    Condition Report*: In apparently good condition with wear commensurate with age and use.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    25th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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