Extremely Rare , Antique Purim Plate , Ottoman Period , Judaica


Extremely Rare , Antique Purim Plate , Ottoman Period , Judaica

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Extremely Rare , Antique Purim Plate , Ottoman Period , Judaica:
$3,300


YOU ARE WATCHING ON A STUNNING , HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND EXTREMELY RAREPURIM PLATE .

THE PLATE IS MADEOUT OFCOPPER AND IT'S PLATED WITH TIN . THE PLATE DIAMETER IS 24 C"M ( 9.5" )

AND IT'S HEIGHT \DEPTH IS4 C"M ( 1.5" ) . THE PLATE IS ALL HAMMERED ,HAND MADE .

THE PLATE IS CONSTRUCTED OF TWO SEPARATE PARTS (MARGIN AND CENTER) WHICH WERE INCORPORATED

INTO ONE ANOTHER ( WELL KNOWNOTTOMAN STYLE OF PLATES FROM TURKEY ,ARMENIA , BULGARIA AND ALSO EGYPT ).

THE PLATE ISDECORATED WITH THREE MAINMOTIFS .

THREE FISHES , MAN FIGURE AND DAVID'S STARS.

* THREE FISHES - WELL KNOWNTRADITIONAL ANTIQUE JEWISH SYMBOL FOR PURIM AS WELL AS

FOR Passover .

* MANFIGURE - THE MAN IS WEARING AN ORIENTAL COSTUME ,MEDALLIONON HIS CHEST ,

BONNET ON HIS HEAD LEFT SIDE AND A CROWN ON HIS HEAD RIGHT SIDE ( PICTURES3 AND1 ) .

* DAVID'S STARS - THE MAN'S FIGURE SURROUNDEDBY MANY DAVID'S STARS ( PICTURE 7 ) .

NO DOUBT THAT THE PLATE \ BOWL IS AJEWISH ONE, MOST LIKELY FROM ONE OF THE JEWISH

COMMUNITIES INISTANBUL , TURKEY .

ASIT IS WELL KNOWN, BIG JEWISHCOMMUNITY LIVEDIN TURKEYAND ISTANBUL WAS THE

CENTEROF THE JEWISH WORLD AT THATTIME . THE COMMUNITY WAS BUILT FROM

ROMANITOS , SEPHARADIM , ASHKENAZIM ANDKARAITES ,THEREFORE IT 'S QUITE OBVIOUS

TO SEE AN JEWISH RITUAL OBJECTWHICH COMBINES SEPHARADIM AND ASHKENAZIM STYLE

OF DESIGN .

THE CROWN ON THE MAN'S HEAD IMMEDIATELY REMINDS US MORDECHAI HAYEHUDI .

THE SAME KIND OF CROWN YOU CAN SEE ON THE 2 Passover PLATES ( PICTURES 10 - 11 ) AND ON PICTURE 12 .

WITHOUT EXAGGERATION , THIS PLATE IS 250 - 300 YEARS OLD .

PICTURES4 ,8 and 9 AREONLY 3EXAMPLES OF ANTIQUE PURIM PLATES WITH THREE FISHES .

THE PLATESHOWN ON PICTURE 10 IS ON THE COLLECTION OF THE GLASGOW MUSEUM .

THE PLATE ON PICTURE 11 WAS SOLD ON SOTHEBY'S FOR 49,000 $ .

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK ANY QUESTION YOU MIGHT HAVE , I WILL DO MY BEST TO PROVIDE MORE

INFORMATION .

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Extremely Rare , Antique Purim Plate , Ottoman Period , Judaica:
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