Auction 67 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Sep 18, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 11:

Shiviti Plaque on Parchment - Menorah - Germany, 18th Century

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Small Shiviti parchment plaque with Psalm 67 written in the shape of a menorah. [Germany? 18th century].
Ink on parchment.
Central menorah, artfully executed in grisaille, with foliate base enclosing a crouching lion. Hollow branches, their outer borders decorated with knobs and flowers, containing psalm 67 written in minitaure letters. The inscription DLMAO (initials of "Know before whom you stand") appears at the top of the plaque in handsome scrolling Ashkenazi letters, in grisaille. G-d's name appears in large letters in the center of the plaque encompassed by the words of the verses of Shiviti, "Facing the menorah", "To you, G-d, I call out", and other verses in miniature letters.
Approx. 9X13 cm. Fair-poor condition. Stains. Faded, erased text. Holes and tears.

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