rare c19th olivewood pedestal table from the holy land with hebrew ink inscriptions

Rare C19th olive-wood pedestal table from the Holy Land with Hebrew ink inscriptions.



Item Number

ML 1510


Rare C19th olive-wood pedestal table from the Holy Land with Hebrew ink inscriptions. Finely figured olive-wood segmented veneered cross-banded top with central Hebrew black ink inscription translating as "Jerusalem". The octagonal 'end grain' moulded-edge top with black ink inscriptions in four opposing corners probably denoting the points of geographical interest, thought to include Chevron, Yarden , and Har Hazaytim .
Raised upon a finely-made turned and "Solomonic" twist column , onto a tri-form concave-sided platform base with turned bun feet under.
The whole constructed from finely selected olive-wood timber from the Holy Land.
Excellent original condition , no damage or losses. Cleaned and waxed.
A rare example of historical, religious and Judaic interest.
(For an almost identical example see Christie's , London ,26/02/2013 , Sale No.8337 Lot.10 1500)
W 18"
H 29"
Jerusalem or Palestine c. 1870
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
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Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1510


Height = 73.6601 cm (29")
Width = 45.7201 cm (18")
Depth = 45.7201 cm (18")

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