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LOT: 045

Sefer Torah on gvil parchment—North Africa, 19th century.

Sefardi handwriting, nice handwriting by a professional sofer, uniform script throughout. Ink on red gvil parchment (thick, soft leather), using all parts of the leather. Inscription on the outside part of the leather, which results in the unique color (brown-red). Some erasures and corrections made over the years. Morocco, 19th century. Not sold as kosher. Height of parchment: 60cm. EtzeiHayyim have engraving work done by an artist. Given in a case dedicated later, embroidered with gold filament. Lions holding a keter, plants and birds, embroidered dedication. With a belt for holding the sefertorah, with the name of the donor. Height of the case: 75cm. Total height of the sefer: 215cm. Belt: 19x105cm. Generally very good condition.
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