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(VII) Img. ID: 2504 JHI Sepia Esther Scroll , Cols. 2-3, Central Europe, 18th century (1740?) edit  
Category: Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts

General Document


2 Name/Title JHI Sepia Esther Scroll | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
3b Object Detail Cols. 2-3
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 18th century (1740?)
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Europe | Central Europe
| Vienna (?)
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Poland | Warsaw | The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw (JHI)
| C-326 (former numbers: C-254/3, 6715, 405)
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Poland | Mazowieckie Voivodeship | Warsaw (Warszawa) | The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw (JHI)
| C-326 (former numbers: C-254/3, 6715, 405)
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Vashti the queen
Esther the queen
Execution of Vashti - beheading
Bigthan and Teresh hanged (Es. 2:23)
Mordecai
Haman
Zeresh |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. 0006080
20 Description <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">To the right of the second text column:</span></p> <p>The upper panel in the margin to the right of the text column, encloses the crowned Vashti. She sits on a throne and raises her left hand. A Hebrew inscription is written above the scene as follows, ושתי המלכה "Vashti the queen".</p> <p>The middle panel, encloses the crowned Esther holding a fan in her right hand up to her face. A Hebrew inscription is writtten above the scene as follows, A Hebrew inscription is writtten above the scene as follows,אסתר המלכה "Esther the queen."</p> <p>The bottom panel, encloses a scene of Vashti kneeling with her crown on the ground by her feet. Her executioner stands on the right grasping her by the hair. He wields a sword in his left hand, about to behead her. A Hebrew inscription is written above the scene as follows, המלך ציווה לטול את ראש ושתי "The king made an order to behead Vashti" על-פי תרגום שני לאסתר א, יח-כ</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">To the left of the second text column:</span></p> <p>The top panel in the margin encloses a scene of Bigthan and Teresh hanging on either side of the horizontal bar of a gallows. Both have bound hands and legs. The hands of the figure on the right are tied behind his back. Below them, a ladder (?) is set diagonally above a landscape with three trees. A Hebrew inscription is written above the scene as follows,בגתן ותרש תלוים על העץ "Bigthan and Teresh hanged on the tree" (Es. 2:23).</p> <p>The panel second from the top in the margin encloses the bearded Mordecai beneath a decorated arch. He wears a skullcap and sits on a chair next to a table and writes in a book. A Hebrew inscription is written under the arch as follows,מרדכי יושב בשער המלך"Mordecai sat in the king's gate" (Es. 2:21, 23).</p> <p>The third panel from the top in the margin encloses Haman standing facing left, by a tree. He has a long moustache and a wears a soft, long, cloth hat. He holds a staff and a long sword hangs from his belt. Hebrew inscription is written above him as follows, המן הרשע "Haman the villain."</p> <p>The bottom panel in the margin encloses Zeresh facing the viewer and holding a flower to her nose. A Hebrew inscription is written above her,זרש הרשעת "Zeresh the villainess."</p>
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors
25k Construction Material

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
0006080
45 Temp: Batch Number
0006 | 080
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
2504
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Yaffa Levy; Keren Katzir; Dagmara Budzioch 1994; 2019 49a
50 Researcher Yaffa Levy; Keren Katzir; Dagmara Budzioch 1994; 2019 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a