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

Manuscript, Segulot, Amulet Texts and Incantation Bowls Against Demons and for Various Matters – Ottoman Empire, 18th/19th Century

Opening: $500
Sold for: $3,750
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Manuscript, amulets, hashbaot and segulot. [Turkey?, 18th/19th century].
Cursive Sephardic (Oriental) script, in various hands. Tables, kabbalistic illustrations and Angelic script.
Includes segulot and amulets for various matters: for difficult labor, for conceiving, for headaches, evil eye, love, and more. The manuscript also comprises a diverse collection of amulets and hashbaot against demons, including many texts of incantations bowls.

[105] leaves. Leaves bound out of sequence; manuscript incomplete. 17 cm. Good–fair condition. Stains (including red ink stains). Tears and wear, affecting text in several places. New binding.

Provenance: The Gross Family Collection, Tel Aviv, OT.011.021.

Turkish Jewry – Manuscripts and Letters