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Bibliothèque de Genève
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Ms. heb. 4
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Megillat Ester (מגילת אסתר) / Esther Scroll
Parchment · 1 f. · 208.3 x 13.5 cm · Amsterdam · around 1641
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This Megillat Esther consists of thirty round text medallions, surrounded by multicolored engraved decorations with floral, animal and baroque architectural designs. It is a sixth, not yet listed, scroll with the motif “lion, lamb and bear,” produced by the famous engraver Shalom Italia (ca. 1619-1664). He is also the creator of numerous other engraved Esther scrolls that are held in special collections, museums and libraries throughout the world. (iss)
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10.5076/e-codices-bge-heb0004 (
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Genève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. heb. 4: Megillat Ester (מגילת אסתר) / Esther Scroll (
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