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Large Bezalel Olivewood Cased Megillah

Auction:
2966T
Lot:
1124
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Sale #2966T - 2966T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 07, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Large Bezalel Olivewood Cased Megillah, Jerusalem, 1920s, hexagonal olivewood case with marquetry banding and polychrome Tower of David, containing a hand-lettered black ink on parchment scroll, stamped "Made in Palestine," overall ht. 18, scroll ht. 5 1/8 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Overall good condition, case in need of re-gluing.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Palestinian Territories, Academia, Aesthetics, Decorative arts, Marquetry, Megillah, Scroll, Visual arts, Woodworking