Auction 44
Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters

Lot Number 4

Esther Scroll – 19th-20th Century

Sold For
443$
Opening
300$

Lot Number 4

Esther Scroll – 19th-20th Century

Esther Scroll, ink on parchment, fines scribal writing, "Beit Yossef" script, with some ornamentations. [19th-20th century].
In the words "Chor Karpas Utchelet" appears an odd "ח" (the legs of the letter "ח" are wide apart adorned on both its tips – an early custom according to Ashkenaz tradition, common in scribal script until the 17th century). At the end of the page "Ten sons of Haman" appears a drawing of a wine goblet [for the Mitzvah of the day to drink and celebrate] and an illustration of grapes appears at the end of the last word of the scroll.
Height of parchment ca. 41 cm. 40 lines. Good-fair condition, faded ink and damaged letters.

Sold For
443$
Opening
300$

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