Auction 28
Objects - Judaica, Ceremonial Art and Israeliana

Lot Number 13

Home Protection Amulet – Moshe Mizrahi

Sold For
1,845$
Opening
1,500$
Lot Number 13

Home Protection Amulet – Moshe Mizrahi

Protection for the home, for all matters from the book "Raziel HaMalach". Jerusalem, [c. 1920].
Color lithographic printing on paper.
In the center is a circular diagram, with a large illustration of the Temple Mount – Dome of the Rock, above the words "by Moshe ben Yitzchak Mizrahi". Around is another circular diagram of 12 medals with illustrations of "Kivrei Avot" (Rachel's tomb, "Ma'arat HaMachpela", the graves of the kings of the house of David, Joseph's tomb, tomb of "Shmuel HaNavi", the tomb of "Rashbi", etc.). On the corners are illustrations of animals with a quote of the "mishnah" from Tractate "Avot": "Be bold as a tiger and light as an eagle and run like a deer and be strong as a lion". At the top and on the margins are combinations of verses and kabalistic names of angels, as well as the inscription "Ben Porat Yosef Ben Porat Alai Ayin…".
44.5X57.5 cm. in a frame 60.5X75.5 cm. Few stains, slight folding marks. Not examined out of frame.

Sold For
1,845$
Opening
1,500$

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