Winner's Unlimited - No. 107

Eretz Israel and Zionism, Postcards and Photographs, Numismatics, Posters, Maps, Judaica, Holy books, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes - Buyer's commission 22%

May 8, 2018
Opening $ 250
Estimate $ 400 - $ 600
Sold for $ 305
Including buyer's premium

"Tnu Shira" - Leaf of blessings for the reading of the Scroll of Esther, in the format of a Shiviti board. Persian Kurdistan.

Ink and watercolor on paper.

"Tnu Shira" leaves, opening with the piyut "Tnu Shira" and referred to by this name, include a LaMenatzeach menorah and blessings for the reading of the Scroll of Esther, constitute a unique custom of Persian Jews.

On both sides of the Menorah, a Persian dedication in Hebrew letters: "ג'הת נור ג'שמי, התלמיד עבדאלאה בן מי' סורה הי"ו". Dated under the menorah [dating is erased].

45x35 cm. Stains and wear. Fold marks, with slight tears on the fold marks and light damage to the text. Pasted to a card board. Moderate-fine condition.

Ktubot, Shiviti, and Amulets