Auction 93 Part 1 - Manuscripts, Prints and Engravings, Objects and Facsimiles, from the Gross Family Collection, and Private Collections

Manuscript, Amulets, Segulot and Remedies – Kabbalistic Illustrations – Italy, 18th Century

Opening: $1,500
Sold for: $4,250
Including buyer's premium

Manuscript, amulets, segulot and remedies. [Italy, 18th century].
Neat, cursive Italian script. Includes diagrams, angels' seals and kabbalistic illustrations.
Comprises hundreds of sections on various topics, including: love, theft, infertility and pregnancy, evil eye, annulling witchcraft, protection, childbirth, success in business, becoming invisible, and more.
Ownership inscription in Italian at the beginning of the manuscript.


[51] leaves (first three leaves blank). 16 cm. Good condition. Stains, including dampstains. Minor marginal tears. Inscriptions. Original binding.


See:
• Windows on Jewish Worlds. Essays in Honor of William Gross, ed. Shalom Sabar, Emile Schrijver, Falk Wiesemann, Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2019, p. 179.
Provenance: The Gross Family Collection, Tel Aviv, IT.011.023.

Category
Italian and Greek Jewry – Manuscripts and Printed Items