Thursday, April 25, 2013

Steinhardt Judaica Collection at Auction

Sothebys is auctioning off the Michael and Judy Steinhardt Judaica Collection, a huge trove of Jewish artifacts from the Renaissance to the present. Above is one of the prize items, an Italian Torah dating to 1457. Estimate $4 to 6 million.

Sundial with Jewish Hours, made in the Netherlands by Jacques de Succa in 1601.

Polish candelabra, nineteenth century.

Venetian Torah crown and finials, 1870.

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