The auction will take place on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 18:00 (Israel time).
'Fifth Congress of Zionists in Basel' - Official Postcard from the Fifth Congress held in Basel 1901
Sold for: $350
Auction house commission: 22%
VAT: 17% On commission only
A postcard issued on the occasion of the 5th Congress in Basel in 1901 with an illustration in the "Jugendstil" style by Ephraim Moshe Lillan.
A beautiful angel with a Star of David on his chest, Shielded with wings on a tired adult, handcuffed in exile, and leaning on the wand. The angel points toward a grove representing Zion and faces the rising sun [a common motif in the Zionist images of salvation], and a verse from the prayer: "And our eyes will see you return to Zion with mercy." [Signed in lower right: Lilien].