Rare Vintage 1973 Arie Ofir 25 Years of Israel MCM Sterling Silver Plate in Box
ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL, VINTAGE 1973, STERLING SILVER 925, MID CENTURY MODERN COMMEMORATIVE PLATE CELEBRATING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY TO THE STATE OF ISRAEL, BY NOTED AND LISTED ISRAELI ARTIST AND SILVERSMITH, ARIE OFIR PLATE IS STILL SEALED IN THE ORIGINAL PLASTIC WRAP, COMES IN THE ORIGINAL PRESENTATION BOX, AND HAS THE ORIGINAL 1973 PURCHASING RECEIPT PLATE MEASURES 10" WIDE x 9-1/2" TALL, TOTAL WEIGHT OF 507.8 GRAMS OR 16.325 TROY OUNCES. There are no tears or rips in the plastic with no signs of any scratches or dents. The plate has started to develop a very pleasing patina and toning over the Sterling surface due to aging, much like that of a collector silver coin. The box is of paper lined wood construction, with a lightweight plastic base and fabric lined interior and measures 11" x 11" x 2-1/2.
Dated July 19, 1973, and. It is hallmarked on the back center with various Hebrew text, along with JERUSALEM ARIE OFIR ISRAEL STERLING 291, and it is possible that 291 may represent the serial or production number, as that number is also on the receipt.
This is a stunning piece in person and will not disappoint you! Would be a wonderful addition to your collection if you have an interest in this listed Modernist artist, MCM design, you're of Israeli descent, or you collect unique Sterling silver! It will only appreciate in value! HELP US FIND A NEW HOME FOR IT BEFORE IT GOES TO SCRAP! Would make a great gift idea for that special someone you know, too!
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