MEGILLAT ESTHER [Scroll of Esther], in Hebrew, MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM.
[Balkans or North Africa, 18th or 19th century]
(182 x 2840mm). 6 membranes, square Sephardic script with coronets, in black ink, 20 columns of text (each approximately 130 x 100mm.), 22 lines per column, paper slip with two manuscript benedictions attached at end. (Occasional later tracings or slight soiling, surface darkened.) Mounted on contemporary bone roller with turned handle and carved double crown finial (a few small cracks to handle, finial chipped and partly defective); and two miniature printed Torah scrolls, [probably Germany, 20th century], in printed cardboard cases. (3)