Auction 54 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Feb 7, 2017 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 3:

Esther Scroll and Leaf with the Scroll's Blessings

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Sold for: $750
Start price:
$ 500
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Esther Scroll on vellum. [Europe, probably Holland, 19th century].
Sephardi scribal script, 22 rows per column. Inscribed on thick vellum membranes. Part of the first membrane is sewn onto a brownish-gold fabric. Rolled on sculpted ivory roller and fastened with ribbons.
Enclosed is a parchment sheet with the Scroll's Blessings, ending with an instruction written in Spanish in Hebrew letters: "I Dire ["Say"] VeAtah Kadosh".
Vellum height: 30.5 cm, roller length: 40 cm. Length of blessings sheet: 35.5 cm. Good overall condition. Some stains and slight defects. Ink reinforcements in several places, and faded ink in other places. Decoration missing on one end of the roller and a broken decoration on the other end.

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