Auction 86 - Part I - Rare & Important Items

Yaacov Agam – Esther Scroll – Ink and Silkscreen on Parchment

Opening: $5,000
Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Sold for: $6,875
Including buyer's premium
Large Esther scroll designed by Yaacov Agam (b. 1928).
Ink and silkscreen on parchment. The scroll is signed by Agam, and numbered 17/180.
Large scroll, written on eight sheets of parchment (42 rows per column); decorated with multicolor compositions in Yaacov Agam's distinctive geometric style.
Height of parchment: 49.5 cm. Good condition. Minor blemishes. Strips of adhesive tape on back, at lines of attachment of sheets. Corners of last sheet clipped.
Certificate of authenticity enclosed.
Illustrated Manuscripts, Manuscripts on Parchment