Case for Scroll of Esther
Safed, Eretz Israel, c1920
Silver, engraved, cast; length: 15.5 cm, diameter: 3.7 cm

This megillah case has much in common with the famous Safed kiddush cups; they share some typical engraved scenes of the Holy Land. Here the scenes depicted are the Western Wall and the Tower of David. This imagery is highly unusual on a Scroll of Esther silver case. This scroll and case were a gift and are inscribed with a Hebrew dedication inscription.





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