Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 400 - $ 500
Curtain for a small Holy Ark. [Eastern/Central Europe?]. [1890]. 43 cm. wide. 83 cm. high. Maroon velvet. Artisan work. Gold and silver embroidery threads integrated with gold and silver colored, metal disks and marbles. Marble pillars, flowers and decorations. Magnificent Torah crown at center with semi-precious stones. With dedication [in Hebrew]: 'Donation of Avraham Shmuel Herschel upon his 80th birthday on the first day of Passover 1890'. A few repaired tears. Fine-very fine condition.