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Illustrated Esther scroll with a silver case surmounted by a standing figure

Illustrated Esther scroll with a silver case surmounted by a standing figure

Illustrated Esther scroll with a silver case surmounted by a standing figure

Scroll: pen and ink, copperplate engraving on parchment

Case: silver, repoussé, engraved, punched, and cast

On the opening tab of the scroll, are the benedictions for reading the scroll, heading with the words: "Megillah Benedictions" and "Esther" with depiction of the marriage of Esther and Ahasuerus.

H: 22; L: 281 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

Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Accession number:

B86.0277

182/177

Jewish Art and Life
From the Israel Museum publications:

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

Exhibitions:

The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987