Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $300
Estimate $400 - $500
Sold for $366
Including buyer's premium

"Shivat Yamim Matzot Tochlu" - Seven days you shall eat matzah . Colored sketch for an advertisement.

Specifications: Watercolor on paper, shaped like a gate. 20x14 cm. Matted, 33x26 cm.

Content: Image of Moses holding the Decalogue (Luchot HaBrit) at center. Decalogue on the right and left. The right section bears the [Hebrew] text "Shivat Yamim Matzot Tochlu," with English translation on the left. This text replaces the Ten Commandments.

Unique features:  Includes the name of the company that ordered the work: "Palestine Flour Mills Haifa." The stamp of Zeev Raban's workshop appears on the bottom of the work, concealed by the matting.

Condition: Very fine.

Category
Ritual Items & Art