Spectacular sterling silver kiddush cup by Bezalel. The cup is made in typical Bezalel style, combining elements of Art Nouveau in the acid-etched flowing grape and vine motif and Yemenite silversmithing in the twisted and worked silver wire and bead medallions as well as the stem and base decoration. Signed Hand Made St[erling].
925" (in English) and "Bezalel Jerusalem in Hebrew. The upper edge bears the Hebrew words "Israel, " "Jerusalem" and Avishir. The connotation of this last word is unknown to me but perhaps is the name of the artisan. Here is a small dent in the base as circled in the photo along with some pinheads in the base.
Any other black spots or faults are attributable to my photography. 6 1/2"H x 2 3/4"Dia. The item "Bezalel Jerusalem Handmade Sterling Silver Kiddush Cup" is in sale since Tuesday, September 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Judaism\Cups & Plates".
The seller is "mrsdarlingvintage" and is located in Walnut Creek, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.