Mezuzahs are small, hollow, narrow cases that Jews, since ancient times, have affixed to the entranceways and door frames of their homes. Each contains an identical, tiny, handwritten parchment scroll inscribed with Biblical passages which not only confirm the essentials of Judaism, but also, some believe, symbolically guard against evil. Because...
Finishing at five times its high estimate, a carved wooden figure of a bodhisattva in the lotus position dating to 17th century China, rose to $60,000 to lead all lots in A.B. Levy's recent Jewelry, Art, Antiques & Asian Works of Art Auction.
A cauldron shaped Passover compendium from either Poland or the Ukraine and assessed at around $3 million, is one of several Judaica antiquities currently on display at J. Greenstein & Co.'s Auction House in New York.
Dr. Marchelos provides history and market insight related to a Catholic Communion font, in a response to a reader's inquiry to Ask the Experts.