A page from a thirteenth-century German Pentateuch ('the Duke of Sussex's German Pentateuch') includes a Star of David, symbol of Judaism, at the start of Deuteronomy; (Additional 15282 f.238). (British Library)
Art Deco Star of David Aquamarine Pendant. An original pre World War II Art Deco pendant designed as a round openwork matte gold plaque with a white enamel six pointed Star of David set with a hexagonal aquamarine and six small rubies. The star is flanked by six Art Deco openwork floral ornaments encircled by twelve navette cut aquamarines, ca. 1930.
A Fabergé diamond and ruby brooch, workmaster Alfred Thielemann, St Petersburg, circa 1900, formed as a Star of David with interlaced bands of square-cut rubies set in gold and rose-cut diamonds set in platinum, struck with workmaster's initials, scratched inventory number 94766, in A La Vieille Russie case with retailer's card.
AN ESTHER SCROLL, MEGILLAH ESTER, UNMARKED, PROBABLY TURKISH OR BALKAN, 19TH CENTURY, The cylindrical body alternately pierced & engraved with scrolling foliage, with ropework band at top & bottom, coral beads secured by wire around the rim, pannelled conical top surmounted by bird finial, the silver mount attached to the scroll itself applied with a serpent, traces of gilding to the serpent & the finial, Hebrew inscription around base pronouncing the piece a gift to Yosef Chaim Yalooz