AUCTION 9 | Tuesday, March 28th, 2000 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art

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Lot 355


(Kabbalah). A bearded sage in Persian dress aside the mystical Ilan-tree depicting the Ten Sephiroth (Divine Emanations). (Clearly ispired by the engraving of Porae Lucis, the Latin translation by Paulus Ricitus of J. Gikatilla’s Sha’arei Orah, Augsburg, 1516). (See EJ vol. X col. 635) Single leaf. Sm. folio

Persia: Late 18th century

Est: $300 - $500
An example of Persian illumination in the Qajar style