Lot 1: Impressive "Shiviti" on Parchment, for the Synagogue - Europe, 1812

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January 23, 2013, 5:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel
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Description: "Shiviti" sign. [Central Europe, apparently Germany]. 1812; renewed in 1866.Black / brown and red ink on parchment.Impressive "Shiviti" used in the Synagogue. On its upper margins (in Aramaic): "Woe to the person who talks in the Synagogue". At the top: "Know before whom you are standing, before the King of Kings 'HaKadosh Baruch Hu'" and "Shiviti Hashem L'Negdi Tamid". In the center is an illustration of a "menorah" with verses from Psalms, supported by two lions, flanked by two flowers. All around are various letter combinations and Names of G-d. Written around the right, bottom and left margins: "Man worries about the loss of his money but does not worry about the loss of his days. His money does not help him and his days do not return". Acronym of "Turn away from evil and do good" and of "Only good to Israel forever". At the base of the "menorah" is the date the sign was manufactured, "5572", and at the sides, the name of the person who made it," Avraham Katz". Some of the letters and ornamentation have been damaged and restored in 1866 as written on the bottom margins: "Repaired and renewed by me Yidel Esheim in 5626".33X34 cm. Two pieces, a few centimeters long, are missing and were restored by sewing in 1866. Two holes (apparently, one was used for hanging). Stains.
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