Lot 218: Haftarot on parchment scroll, Poland, Circa 1850.
December 5, 2016
Netanya, IsraelLive Auction
Haftarot on parchment scroll, Poland, Circa 1850.
According to Ashkenazi rite.
Square Ashkenazi script (Bet Yosef), without tagin, with accents and cantillation signs.
Every Haftarah has its Incipit made with capital letters.
Petuchot and setumot according to Rambam and Rosh.
Many Ashkenazi communities used to read the Haftarot from a scroll instead from a printed book during the synagogue service.
Parchment length: 58cm.
Text height: 50cm.