Auction 49b Part II - Bibles and Prayer Books, Manuscripts, Graphics and Ceremonial Art

Illustrated Esther Scroll on Parchment – “HaMelech” Scroll – Jerusalem

Opening: $500
Sold for: $1,875
Including buyer's premium
Esther Scroll on parchment, illustrated. Sephardi script. [Jerusalem, 20th century]. Artist’s signature: “Raphaeli – Jerusalem” (Hebrew). Ink and paint on parchment. “HaMelech” scroll [most of the columns open with the word “HaMelech”]. The text is framed with illustrations. A large illustration of Mordechai riding a horse led by Haman opens the scroll. Mordechai sits under a canopy with a crown and a Star of David. Illustrations of crowns, Stars of David, masks, fish and more appear in the margins. Height of parchment: 35.5 cm. 27 lines per column. Very good condition.
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