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

Vellum with Scroll's Blessings - Provence, 1767

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Vellum sheet with the blessings recited before and after the reading of the Esther Scroll. L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Provence, France, [March 1767].
Ink on vellum.
The Scroll's blessings are inscribed in square script. At the bottom of the sheet is a dedicatory inscription with a colophon: "This scroll has been inscribed in honor of Yitzhak son of Tsemach Nakite, here in L'Ilse-sur-la-Sorgue on the second day of the week, 1 Adar Bet, 5527". L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is a town in the district of Provence and is one of four Kehilot Kodesh, alongside Avignon, Carpentras and Cavaillon.
Approx. 15.5X14.5 (unevenly cut margins). Good condition. Creases, with slight damage to text.

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