The James Isidor Kaiser Collection - Important Old Masters, Judaica and Rare Silver Bookbindings

A Silver and Tortoiseshell Bookbinding Fitted with a Siddur: Yochanan Levi Rofe, Amsterdam, 1805

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Start price: $240

Estimated price: $500 - $800

Auction house commission: 20%

VAT: On commission only

The tortoiseshell covers accented with ornate, silver hinges and clasps, as well as two fittings with hooks (possibly for a suspension chain). According to the estate inventory, the bookbinding is  English , 1650. Dutch import marks on the silver clasps.

Length: 19 cm; width: 14 cm

Provenance: Estate of Isidor Kaiser, Copenhagen-Hamburg.

Condition: For a detailed condition report, please contact us at [email protected]