Auction 65
Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Lot Number 8

Esther Scroll – Iraq / Parchment Leaf with the Blessings of the Megillah

Sold For
738$
Opening
400$
Lot Number 8

Esther Scroll – Iraq / Parchment Leaf with the Blessings of the Megillah

Esther scroll. [Iraq, first half of the 20th century].
The beginning of the first membrane is decoratively cut. Sewn to it is a long strip of parchment for binding the scroll, with an ownership inscription: "The young Chaim son of Pinchas Kancor(?)".
Wound on a carved wooden roller.
17 lines per column. Height of parchment: 20 cm. Overall good condition. Stains and wear.
• Enclosed is a piece of (soft) parchment with the text of the blessings of the Megillah, including the text: "Blessed is Mordechai… blessed is Hashem… cursed is the wicked Haman… blessed are all Israelites… cursed are all Ishmaelites". Signed at the end: "The young Chaim Kand-cor(?)" (same as the above).
19 cm. Fair condition. Stains and wear. Ink markings.

Sold For
738$
Opening
400$

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