Scroll or Megillah of Esther by Unknown Artist

Scroll or Megillah of Esther illuminated at the beginning by an Italian artist.

Details

Medium:
Parchment
Acquired in:
1938
Presented by:
Viscount Bearsted through The Art Fund

Cylindrical case of parcel-gilt silver circa 1650 chased with three tiers of silver gilt arches decorated with scenes from the Book of Esther. Hebrew titles. Crank handle. Stolen from the collection in 1984.

Venue details

Jewish Museum London 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, LONDON London NW1 7NB 020 7284 7384 www.jewishmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.50)

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Fri, 10am – 2pm

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