Lot 2
  • 2

A Torah Binder, Alsace, 1874

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
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Description

  • cloth
  • 8 x 126 inches
multicolored paint on linen.
height 8 1/4 in.; length 124 1/2  in.
21 cm; 316.2 cm

Inscribed in Hebrew Kalman son of Joseph Schwab Weill, Wednesday 22 Adar [5]634 (=11 March 1874) and with traditional blessings. Indistinctly signed by the artist S. Dikerheim at the front, with elaborate scenes of trees, flowers and animals in a landscape, children on a see-saw, a violinist, a Torah and a Huppah.

Condition

In generally good condition. Minor stains.
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