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Zelig Segal Sterling Silver Tzedakah Jewish Charity Box

Lot 0022
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Rare signed tzedakah Judaica charity box by Zelig Segal (1933-2015 Israel) Crafted of sterling silver 925. Features a modernist ball form with offset lid. Signed Z. Segal in script. Engraved "Guggenheim Family" in Hebrew on bottom. Zelig Segal was born in Jerusalem and raised in a religious home and educated in Yeshiva. He sudied at the Bezalel Academy of Art in 1949 and was awarded a scholarship through David Ben-Gurion. In 1964 he became the head of the gold and silversmithing department of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. His expertly designed and crafted Judaica ceremonial objects are represented in numerous museums including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, University Museum, New York and the Israel Museum of Jerusalem. Measures 4 3/4" x 5 1/2" Total weight approximately 602 grams. Good condition with mild surface wear. Hill Auction Gallery in house USA continental shipping $65 plus insurance.
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Zelig Segal Sterling Silver Tzedakah Jewish Charity Box

Estimate $3,000 - $6,000Nov 28, 2018
Starting Price $1,500
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