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LOT: 029

Large, wonderful silk tablecloth. Moravia-Hungary, end of the 19 th century. Extremely rare

Printed tablecloth, with words from the Kiddush of Shabbat, the Three Regalim, and Rosh Hashanah, and Eruv Tavshilin. Description in Yiddish of the Havdalah for Motzei Shabbat that happens on Erev Chag. In the center is an illustration of Moshe with horns holding the Ten Commandments, and Aaron wearing the garb of the Kohen Gadol, in his hands are tools from the offerings. Illustration of a small bimah. Around are illustrations of rabbis of Moravia and Hungary: Rav Mordechai Bennet (1753-1829)—Av Beit Din of Nicklasbourg and Chief Rabbi of Moravia, with an embossing in a number of places. Rav Moshe Sofer, the Chatam Sofer (1762-1839)—a great posek and rabbi of Pressburg (Bratislava). Rav Eliezer Pleckles (1754- 1826), a student of the Nodah B’Yehuda and head of the yeshiva and Avdak of Prague. Rav Moshe Mintz (1750-1831)—rabbi of Oben-Yashan (Oboda). Rav Shmuel Landau (1750-1834), son of the Nodah B’Yehuda, Avdak and head of the yeshiva in Prague. Rav Leib Schwab (1794- 1857), rabbi of Budapest, first of the neologist rabbis in Hungary and father-in- law of the Melamud Leopold Lef. Seems to be from Moravia/Hungary. Size: 110x125cm. Light defects and tears, repairs and restorations. Generally ok to good condition. Extremely rare.
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$5000

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