Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 1,600
Estimate $ 1,800 - $ 2,000
Parchment Scroll of Esther within an artistic, carved olive wood case. Jerusalem, end of the 19th century. The case is 29 cm. tall. Olive wood. Nice, impressive carving work of the holy sites: City of Zion, Rachel's Tomb, Temple Mount, Western Wall, Cave of Machpela, Samuel's tomb and Yad Absalom. The parchment is 10 cm. tall. 4 strips, 14 columns, 24 lines to each column. "Hamelech" megilla. The first and last page of the parchment is blemished, with loss of text. The case is in very fine condition (new clasp).
Category
Scrolls of Esther