Auction 79 Judaica from the Finkelstein Family Collection
Jun 21, 2021
8 Ramban St, Jerusalem., Israel

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LOT 38:

Prayer Book with Ladino Translation – Elegant Silver Binding, Decorated with Figures of Moses and David – Vienna ...

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Prayer Book with Ladino Translation – Elegant Silver Binding, Decorated with Figures of Moses and David – Vienna, Late 19th Century
"Seder Tefillat Kol Peh KeMinhag …" ["The Order of Prayer in the Custom of the Holy Sephardi Congregation […], with Translation into Ladino"]. Vienna: Josef Schlesinger Press, 1891. In silver binding with figures of Moses and David.
Silver (with Viennese mark; maker: Jakob Engel, marked JE), cast, engraved, and cut; velvet.
Binding with vegetal patterns in openwork over background of velvet. Front binding with medallion depicting Moses holding the Tablets of the Law. Back binding with medallion depicting King David playing the harp. Two ornate clasps.
2, 214, 62 ff., 19 cm. Good condition. Minor stains. Minor tear to front flyleaf. Very minor warping and stains to binding.

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