AUCTION 13 | Tuesday, June 26th, 2001 at 1:00
Important Hebrew Printed Books and Manuscripts Together With Fine Graphic and Ceremonial Art

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Lot 450


Fine Micrographic Mizrach on paper. Of rectangular form, elaborate ruled borders enclosing symmetric and geometric forms composed of a potpourri of Biblical and liturgical texts in Hebrew and Dutch. Fine micrographic interlace forms, including stylized flowers and rampant lions with corner shells. Elaborate central decorative element Discolored with few damp-stains, margins chipped. Laid onto board. 480x660 mm

Dutch: 19th century

Est: $7,000 - $10,000
Nothing similar can be gleaned from the definitive source-book of this manuscript form: L. Avrin, Micrography as Art (1981)