Limited edition of 18
Resting on a round polished silver base embellished with baroque style gilt decorations along the base and leading up to the stem. Three tiered tower supported by a polished silver and gilt fluted goblet. Flourishing pierced silver and gilt adornments on its tower-like structure as well as the eight separate engraved removable spice towers. Topped by shiny domed turret , a gilt gazebo shaped structure, two globe spires and a flag finial.
Tower is set with a hidden cup and tray, a candle holder, and eight separated spice holders, delicately cut out and engraved.
For convenience of the audience each person can hold a removable spice tower to smell, as the blessing on spices is made in the Havdalah ceremony.
Hallmarks, SF 925
In excellent condition
25 inches high  8.5 inches in diameter.
Weights 186 ozt.
Shuki Freiman, a well-known Israeli Jewish artist, is a seventh-generation Jerusalemite. He established his workshop in 1967, and continues to offer unique, custom made Judaica.
Appraised at $45,000
Provenance: The collection of Shlomo Drimmer.

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Lot #233

A Monumental Silver and Gilt Havdalah Spice Tower, Shuki Freiman, Jerusalem, Circa 2005

Start price: $5,000

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

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