73. A Rare And Important Silver Sheviti/Amulet
Ukraine, c. 1800. Simply chased in the shape of a Temple style menorah. Engraved with various prayers and quotations from scripture. Most significantly the top engraving Asks “OUR FATHER OUR KING HAVE PITY UPON US, OUR YOUNGSTERS AND OUR BABIES”. Most likely used in front of the cantor’s podium as he led the congregation. Holes from former mounting. Loss to corner and cracking. 11.5” tall x 8” wide.
Estimate: $12,000 – $16,000