A Yossi Swed Partial Gilt Silver Esther Scroll Megillah, 20th century
    Marks: (S over D monogram), (D butterfly S), ISRAEL, 34/65
    7-3/4 h x 8 w x 4-1/2 d inches (19.7 x 20.3 x 11.4 cm)
    45.85 troy ounces
    This vessel contains a colorful illuminated parchment scroll of the Book of Esther used in celebration of the Purim festival. There is a locking mechanism which reveals the scroll when pulled from the vessel. The finials are spring-loaded to retract the scroll which measures five feet in length. The vellum scroll consists of 20 illuminated panels of miniature script and one frontispiece depicting Esther. A dedication in Hebrew script is engraved on the body of the vessel, as well as the limited edition of 34/65. An elaborate cradle displays the vessel.

    Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500.

    Condition Report*:

    In apparently good condition; scroll in very good condition.  Wear is commensurate with age and use.

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