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Price list for bottles of wine produced by "Va'ad LaHevrah". Germany, 19th century

Opening price: $150

Commission: 22%

Sold: $220
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Price list for bottles of wine made by Verein - Bruderschaft - "Va'ad LaHevrah". Bordeaux wines, "wine cards", Moussirende wine, German and Yiddish. Frankfurt am Main, 19th century. extremely rare.

In the upper part is an illustration of a Jewish family around the dining table with the husband and wife in Eastern European clothing holding goblets of wine in their hands, and the inscription in German: "Who doesn't like wine... and singing, will remain so until the end of his days". In the center is a price list of different types of wine, and below is a folk phrase in Yiddish that means: "Before a person chooses his drink, let him first check the state of his money...", and the communities where the wine is marketed - Frankfurt am Main and the surrounding area.

As far as we know it has never appeared at auction!

28x14 cm. Tears in the margins. Good condition.

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168. Price list for bottles of wine produced by "Va'ad LaHevrah". Germany, 19th century