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(VII) Img. ID: 878 Cracow Klagsbald Type Esther Scroll, Cols. 3-6, Venice, 2nd half of the 17th century edit  
Category: Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts

General Document

2 Name/Title Cracow Klagsbald Type Esther Scroll | Unknown
3a Object in ha-Melekh layout
3b Object Detail Cols. 3-6
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 2nd half of the 17th century
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Italy | Veneto | Venice
| (?)
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Poland | Cracow (Kraków) | The Princes Czartoryski Library (The National Museum in Kraków)
| 2442
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Poland | Małopolskie Voivodeship | Cracow (Kraków) | The Princes Czartoryski Library (The National Museum in Kraków)
| 2442
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Ahasuerus and the seven princes of Persia and Media (Es. 1:13-15)
Ahasuerus' messenger(s) (Es. 1:22)
Coronation of Esther (Es. 2:17)
Mordecai with Bigthan and Teresh (Es. 2:21)
Ahasuerus handing his ring to Haman (Es. 3:10)
Hegai taking Esther and the maiden(s) to the palace (Es. 2:8) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. 003095
20 Description

Cols 3-4: The bearded Ahasuerus sits on his throne on a platform on the right of the upper panel. He holds a scepter and points with his right hand to a man, probably Memucan, who stands before him (Es. 1:13-20). Six other men stand before the king and a soldier holding a shield stands behind the throne. On the left of the panel, two men on horseback gallop towards a city (Es. 1:21-23).

At the center of the lower panel the bearded Hegai leads Esther and her seven maidens into the arched doorway of the women's building on the right. A carriage drawn by two horses can be seen in the background on the left (Es. 2: 8-9).

 Cols 5-6:The bearded Ahasuerus sits under a baldoquin within an arched hall at the center of the uppper panel. He and the eight chamberlains who accompany him all wears a turbans. The chamberlains sit on benches flanking Ahasuerus, four on either side Esther, clothed in red, kneels before the king and her four maidens stand behind her. The foremost maiden holds her long veil (Es. 2:17).

Mordecai stands by the arched gate of the king's palace on the right side of the lower panel, speaking with Bigthan and Teresh who stand before him (Es. 2:21). The bearded Ahasuerus sits under a baldoquin in an arched room on the left side of the panel, holding a scepter in his right hand. He presents a ring to Haman who stands before him, stretching out his right hand (Es. 3:10). A guard stands behind the king's throne.

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
45 Temp: Batch Number
003 | 095
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a