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Bezalel Silver and Silver-gilt Filigree Esther Scroll (Megillah) Case

Auction:
2040
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$748$650

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Auction:
Sale #2040 - 2040
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 23, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Bezalel Silver and Silver-gilt Filigree Esther Scroll (Megillah) Case, Jerusalem, first half 20th century, surmounted by a crown with green stone mount, overall tight filigree designs with Star of David, filigree handle, thumb plate marked "Bezalel" 2-inch handwritten ink on calfskin scroll, overall ht. 9 1/2 in.; together with a Persian silver-cased scroll, late 19th century, the case pierced with floral motifs, with lion in shield with crown, thumb-piece engraved in Hebrew, handwritten ink on parchment 3 5/8-inch scroll, ht. 6 in. (excluding handle), and a tin-cased scroll.
Estimate $150-250

Keywords

Esther Scroll (Megillah), Filigree Esther Scroll, Book design, Filigree, Hides, Parchment, Scroll