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 5:

Decorated Esther Scroll - Gilt Case Set with Gemstones - Israel

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Sold for: $1,200
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$ 400
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Esther scroll. [Israel, second half of the 20th century]. Ink and paint on parchment; turned wood; cast metal, cut and engraved; gilt; gemstones. The scroll is written in Iraqi style, and decorated with a frame around the columns. Placed in a wooden and gilt-metal case, adorned with gemstones, lions and two rings engraved with verses from "Shoshanat Yaakov". 11 lines per column. Height of parchment: 12.5 cm. Height of case (including roller): approx. 33 cm. Good condition. Open tear at beginning of scroll, reinforced with transparent tape. Chips to wood. Scratches. One metal ring detached.

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