Mid-20th Century Israeli Silver Kiddush Goblet by Moshe Smilovici
Hand-hammered silver Kiddush goblet, Moshe Smilovici, Tel Aviv, Israel, circa 1950. On round base engraved with leaves and tall stem. Upper wine section is engraved with the temple Menorah and with the blessing for the wine in Hebrew. Moshe Smilovici, 1912-1962, a Tel Aviv silver and goldsmith, who worked in silver, sometimes enhanced with niello or gems.