Auction 79 Judaica from the Finkelstein Family Collection
Jun 21, 2021
Israel
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 27:

Large Silver Cup – Gift of the Jewish Community of Wissembourg to Rabbi of Wissembourg, Israel Erlanger – Alsace, 1862

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Large Silver Cup – Gift of the Jewish Community of Wissembourg to Rabbi of Wissembourg, Israel Erlanger – Alsace, 1862
Very large presentation cup, gift of the Jewish community of Wissembourg to Rabbi Israel Erlanger. Wissembourg (Alsace, France), 1862.
Silver (fully marked), engraved.
Impressive cup, engraved with vegetal pattern. Engraved (French) dedication: "Souvenir et reconnaissance / Les members de la communité Israëlite de Wissembourg / a / Mr. I. Erlanger, rabbin / le 12 Juillet 1862" ["Souvenir and token of recognition, from the members of the Jewish community of Wissembourg to Mr. I. Erlanger, Rabbi / July 12 1862"].
R. Israel Erlanger (1790-1867) served as rabbi of Wissembourg in 1820-1862. This cup was presumably presented to him upon his retirement.
Height: 18 cm. Diameter: 10 cm.

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