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 8:

Esther Scroll - Iraq / Parchment Leaf with the Blessings of the Megillah

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Sold for: $600
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Esther scroll. [Iraq, first half of the 20th century]. The beginning of the first membrane is decoratively cut. Sewn to it is a long strip of parchment for binding the scroll, with an ownership inscription: "The young Chaim son of Pinchas Kancor(?)". Wound on a carved wooden roller. 17 lines per column. Height of parchment: 20 cm. Overall good condition. Stains and wear. • Enclosed is a piece of (soft) parchment with the text of the blessings of the Megillah, including the text: "Blessed is Mordechai… blessed is Hashem… cursed is the wicked Haman… blessed are all Israelites… cursed are all Ishmaelites". Signed at the end: "The young Chaim Kand-cor(?)" (same as the above). 19 cm. Fair condition. Stains and wear. Ink markings.

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