Lot 120: Large Silver Tray - Sassoon Family Crest
15 November 2016
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Description: Large tray with the Sassoon family crest. [France, late 19th century]. Cast and engraved silver, marked with producer's stamp: G. [George] Falkenberg, and a French export stamp. Large-size tray. The entire surface is decorated with acanthus leaves, leaves and flowers and geometric patterns In the middle is the crest of Solomon David Sassoon (1841-1894). At the top is the inscription (Hebrew) "Truth and Faith", and at the bottom: "Candide et Constanter". Beneath the crest are Sassoon's engraved initials, S.D.S. Length (including handles): 84 cm, width: 50 cm. Weight: 4.3 kg. Good condition. Some bending. Provenance: Sassoon family collection.