Auction 2

Lot 198:

Decorated Silver Shabbat Challah Knife‭ ‬‮–‬‭ ‬Germany‭, ‬C‭. ‬1880

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Silver Sabbath Challah knife. [Hanau, Germany. C.1880.] Length: 30 cm, weight: 183 grams.

A Challah knife with a long handle, richly decorated with a Sabbath table scene, including Challahs, a Kiddush cup and a Judenstern, and the passages: “Remmember the Sabbath to make it holy,” and “a day of resting and holiness you have given to your nation.” On the other side, the handle is decorated with a braided Challah.