Auction 65
Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Lot Number 406

“For the Righteous and Honorable King Umberto” – Greeting Banner for King Umberto – Italy, Late 19th Century

Unsold
Opening
1,200$
Lot Number 406

“For the Righteous and Honorable King Umberto” – Greeting Banner for King Umberto – Italy, Late 19th Century

Greeting banner for King Umberto. [Italy, late 19th century?].
Paint on fabric.
A large fabric banner, surrounded by a black frame and inscribed in Hebrew: "For the Righteous and Honorable King Umberto… may angels of mercy greet him…".
King Umberto I (1844-1900) visited the synagogue in Florence in 1887. The banner may have been prepared in his honor.
153X133 cm. Fair condition. Tears and open tears. Unraveling. Stains.

Unsold
Opening
1,200$

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