Auction 83 - Part I - Rare and Important Items

Parchment Scroll – Haftarot – Central Europe, 18th Century

Opening: $1,000
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for: $5,250
Including buyer's premium
Parchment scroll – Haftarot for the weekly Torah portions. [Central Europe, ca. 18th century].
Stam script, with vocalization and cantillation marks (headings in Rashi script). Haftarot for the weekly Torah portions. Lacking end of the scroll (ends in the middle of the Haftarah of Haazinu). Initial panels in neat calligraphic script.
Height of parchment: approx. 57 cm. Fair condition. Many stains. Damage, wear and creases. Lacking end. Two membranes detached from one another – scroll split in two.
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