Auction 65 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Tuesday, 12.3.19 (Your local time)
Israel
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 1:

Esther Scroll in a Silver Case - Vienna, Late 19th Century

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Esther scroll, handwritten on parchment (Ashkenazic scribal script, 19th/20th century). Placed in a silver case made by Vincenz Czokally (marked). [Vienna, last quarter of the 19th century (inscription from 1892)]. Ink on parchment; silver (marked), parcel-gilt, cast, turned, repouseé and engraved. Cylindrical case with engraved decorations. In the center is an oval medallion, with the initials "J.R." and the year 5652 (1892) within it. On top of the case is a crown composed of leaves, topped by a flower-like disc and a silver ball. 15 lines per column. Height of parchment: 15.5 cm. Fair condition. The first membrane is in poor condition, with fire damage and loss of text. Height of case: approx. 38 cm. Good condition. Some bends. Scratches. Stains and some corrosion. The thumb-piece was replaced.

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