Estate Rare Antique Pewter Middle East Map Plaque / Frame, Ca 1920
Estate rare antique pewter Middle East map plaque / frame, Ca 1920.
In the shape of a map of the Middle East from Greece through Turkey, Syria, Palestine to Egypt.
Decorated with a laying lion on top.
Inscribed with names of British generals – Allenby, Kitchner, Maude and the names of the countries from which soldiers who fought with the allies during WW1 came from.
This item is an absolute must for any serious collector.
SOLID PROVENANCE – this item is part of the estate of the late renowned Israeli Judaica and antiques dealer and collector – Mr. Shlomo Noah Riesel.
Mr. Shlomo Noah Riesel – born in Tiberius, Israel in 1921 and passed away in Tel-Aviv in February 2007, was a collector, involved in research of archeology and Jewish culture history.
He was the owner of the well-known Menora Antiques & Jewelry store (see picture below), which became a center for collectors and connoisseurs of Judaica and antiques, which was located in Allenby St., Tel Aviv.
His other store – located at the Hilton Tel Aviv Hotel, was the Archeological Shop (see picture below), where researchers of the Jewish history used to gather vast information on the culture and archaelogical findings in Israel.
The store in Allenby St. has gained the trophy for the most elegant and well designed store.
His private collection, a result of 60 years collection was recently sold in Tel Aviv and this item is part of his estate.
Very good, normal wear and tear.
436gr / 14oz.
Length – 15cm / 5.9in. Width – 18cm / 7.087in.
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