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Leather Fragment from a Torah Scroll Recovered in Israel. Leather portion from a Yemenite Torah, circa 15th century s, lettered in Hebrew on deerskin. Framed and matted with a translation of Genesis, Chapter Five, and an accompanying note on the provenance: “Louis Mitchell Kesselman, on a visit to Israel in 1956 uncovered an ancient Yemenite Torah which , according to Bible experts, dates to the Fifteenth Century.” Fragment 16 ¾ x 8 ½”. Mid-century presentation frame bearing a brass plaque lettered: “Presented by Richard A. Jefferson Class.” Provenance: Valley of Milwaukee, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Milwaukee, Wisc.
Leather Fragment from a Torah Scroll Recovered in Israel.
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $531.25
Estimate: $200 - $300
Number Bids: 13
Auction closed on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
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