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Jan 27, 2020 (Your local time)
 18 Haim Levanon St. Neve Itamar Netanya
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LOT 299:

Torah Ark Curtain Parochet, Matersdorf, Pressburg, Germany, Circa 1860, Judaica.

Start price:
$ 6,000
Estimated price:
$12,000 - $16,000
Auction house commission: 18%
VAT: 17% On commission only

Torah Ark Curtain Parochet, Matersdorf - Pressburg, Germany, Circa 1860, Judaica.

Large curtain with a smaller, upper curtain (Kaporet).
Velvet curtain, adorned with gold and silver threaded embroideries, lions and the two tables of the covenant, with metal bells.

Donated by - The modest woman Milka daughter of the late Ber Sofer z”l and widow of Meir Faksh. On the day of her grandson’s Bar Mitsva, Avraham Meir son of Shmuel.
The upper curtain is embroidered with the words - Kodesh La-Hashem.

Milka Faksh - Meir of Matersdorf passed away in 1885.
She was the daughter of Rabbi Issachar Ber Sofer of Matersdorf and the widow of Rabbi Meir Faksh who passed away in the city of Vienna in 1837.
According to the family, who brought the curtain from Hungary, this curtain had been used at the Pressburg community synagogue.

Curtain: 138x177cm.
Upper Curtain: 42x147cm.
Minor tears, the curtain and the Kaporet were professionally restored in the " Eretz Israel Museum" in Tel-Aviv.