Auction 65
Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Lot Number 5

Decorated Esther Scroll – Gilt Case Set with Gemstones – Israel

Sold For
1,476$
Opening
400$
Lot Number 5

Decorated Esther Scroll – Gilt Case Set with Gemstones – Israel

Esther scroll. [Israel, second half of the 20th century].
Ink and paint on parchment; turned wood; cast metal, cut and engraved; gilt; gemstones.
The scroll is written in Iraqi style, and decorated with a frame around the columns. Placed in a wooden and gilt-metal case, adorned with gemstones, lions and two rings engraved with verses from "Shoshanat Yaakov".
11 lines per column. Height of parchment: 12.5 cm. Height of case (including roller): approx. 33 cm. Good condition. Open tear at beginning of scroll, reinforced with transparent tape. Chips to wood. Scratches. One metal ring detached.

Sold For
1,476$
Opening
400$

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