Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Avi Ganor
Scroll of Esther with miniature illustrations in a silver case
Scroll: Vienna, Austria, Second half of the 18th century
Artist: Aaron Wolf Herlingen (ca. 1700–1757)
Pen and ink on parchment, gold leaf
Case: Silver, cut and engraved, filigree, partly gilt
Inscribed in Hebrew on the case: "Solomon Halib son of Moses Anib"
H: 7.6; L: 103.5 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0268 ; 182/172
 
 

Publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

Exhibition:
The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir