Important Judaica, Silverware and Jewelry from the Estates of: Naftali Bezem, Avraham Pollack and the Auerbach Family - Live Auction

מגילת אסתר מאוירת נדירה, שמואל בן דוד, בצלאל, 1910-1920

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Start price: $1,400

Estimated price: $3,000 - $4,000

Buyer's premium: 20%

Sales Tax: On buyer's premium only

Description: Exceptional calligraphy illuminated by hand drawing with gouache and heightened with gold on parchment. Signed. The scroll in a later addition (low) silver case.

Width of scroll: 13 cm

Condition: Minimal ware to the scroll. The case broken at the joints.

Notes: Shmuel Ben David was born in Bulgaria and was one of Boris Schatz’s first students. Later in his life he became and illustrator and teacher in the Bezalel academy.