Round base with a globe and ovoid shaped stem. Goblet has six hammered out leaf decorations applied, topped with chiseled acorns.

Carmel Shabi was born in Iraq in 1939 and immigrated to Israel in 1951. In 1974 he traveled to England to study with the master silversmiths, Wakely & Wheeler London (est. 1791). In England, Carmel completed original work for Garrard , Aspery , Bvlgari , Tiffany, the Sheikh of Muskat and the Sultan of Malaysia. During the same period he also created the Ascot Cup for the Queen of England. Since 1976 he concentrated solely on creating Jewish Ceremonial art. Being an internationally recognized Judaica Artist, in 1990 Carmel won the prestigious Bar Ilan University Prize of Judaica. Carmel was a member of the Swiss Guild of Silversmiths. He had exhibitions in Jerusalem, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Virginia, Washington D.C. and Switzerland. The religious articles Carmel created were purchased by "Me’hadrei Mitzva" and Judaica collectors and are exhibited in Israel and Jewish museums worldwide. Carmel passed away on the Eve of Rosh Hashana 5770 (September 2009)

In excellent condition

Marked with Israeli hallmarks .925 and dated 1990

Dimensions: 8.5in. or 21.5cm tall   18.4ozt weight

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Lot #227

A Majestic Silver Kiddush Goblet By Carmel Shabi, Jerusalem 1990

Start price: $600

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