Auction 85 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Decorated Cards for Children – Sayings in Hebrew and Yiddish – Europe, Mid-19th century

Opening: $400
Sold for: $1,188
Including buyer's premium

Five decorated cards, featuring sayings in Hebrew and Yiddish. [Europe, 1845-1856].
Thick, high-quality cards, with printed elliptical borders in various colors. Various sayings with Yiddish translation were inscribed on the cards (in square and cursive Ashkenazic script; see Hebrew description).
Chronograms on four of the cards, alluding to the years 1845, 1848 and 1856.
The purpose of the cards is not clear, yet the words used in the chronograms seem to indicate that they were intended for children.
10.5X8.5 cm. Good condition. Stains.

PLEASE NOTE: Item descriptions were shortened in translation. For further information, please refer to Hebrew text.

Jewish Ceremonial Art, Graphic Art