Book of Esther or Megillah
Silver, vellum, tooled leather case
10 1/4 x 2 x 2 in. (26 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm)
Marks on finial and baluster: "F G."
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Purchased with funds given by Walter N. Rothschild
Book of Esther or Megillah, ca. 1790. Silver, vellum, tooled leather case, 10 1/4 x 2 x 2 in. (26 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Walter N. Rothschild, 49.228.7. Creative Commons-BY
(a) Scroll, vellum, text decorated with columns surmounted by fruit baskets and linked by garlands. (b) Roller, silver, wrought finial composed of Tablets of Law supported by lions, paneled baluster handle.
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