GREENSTEIN SPRING 2019 JUDAICA AUCTION

An Early Kiddush Cup Made of Shmirah Silver

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Start price: $3,200

Estimated price: $4,000 - $6,000

Auction house commission: 25%

AN EARLY KIDDUSH CUP MADE OF SHMIRAH SILVER. Poland, c. 1840. Beaker form. Engraved borders in geometrical design. Central cartouche engraved “THIS IS THE CUP MADE OF HOLY SILVER”, flanked by a unicorn and a lion. Shmirat judaica are religious objects that have been made from coins or eating utensils previously owned by holy rabbis. 2.7” tall.