AUCTION 70 | Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autographed Letters, Graphic and Ceremonial Art

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Lot 136


“Shivithi Hashem Lenegdi Tamid - Da Liphnei Mi Atah Omed.” Decorative manuscript in Hebrew written on a large single sheet, in an elegant Aschkenazi square Hebrew script. Bold central Divine Name (Tetragrammaton) within decorated cartouche above the abbreviated word “Teiveh,” surrounded by micrographic foliage and flowers and surmounted by rampant lions and crown. Borders contain verses pertaining to prayer, with further micrographic images of animals and other themes. Lower register features Psalm LXVII arranged in the shape of a seven-branched candelabrum and Priestly Blessing with Kabbalistic formulae. Marginal repairs with some loss. Not examined out of frame. 15.5 x 19.5 inches.

Milchdorf: 1890

Est: $7,000 - $9,000
An attractive synagogue meditative plaque. The word “Teivah” in the center is an abbreviation of “Tephillah Yesharah Bekavanath Halev.” The Hebrew micrography is composed of a potpourri of Biblical and liturgical texts.