228. A STERLING SILVER MISHLOACH MANOT PLATE BY ILYA SCHOR. New York, c. 1959. The periphery is engraved in Hebrew with excerpts from Megillat Esther. The center depicts Queen Esther in an elegant gown surrounded by spheres on which are engraved more excerpts from the Megillah. The left handle is King Achashverosh and on the right is Mordecai the Jew. Signed in Hebrew and English by Schor, with a bird and 1959. Also engraved on the verso are the Hebrew names of the previous owners. 7.4” wide.
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