judaica - a magnificent jewish calendar ( counting of the Omer)- mother of pearl - Jewish coins - wood- mother of pearl - brass - paper

Description
judaica - a magnificent jewish calendar ( counting of the Omer)- mother of pearl - Jewish coins - wood- mother of pearl - brass - paper
hollyland / pre israel - Early 20th century

A magnificent Jewish calendar

Hand crafted in Holly land by a Jewish artist , circa 1920

Mounted with mother of pearl carved plaques ( holly places in holly land ) - bone handles - original patina

Paper inside an olive wood case , the paper slides up and down ( to change the days of Omer )

Counting of the Omer (Hebrew: סְפִירָה הָעוֹמֶר‎, Sefirat HaOmer, sometimes abbreviated as Sefira or the Omer) is an important verbal counting of each of the forty-nine days starting with the Sunday Wave Offering of a sheaf of ripe grain with a sacrifice immediately following the commencement (Reishit Hebrew: רֵאשִׁית‎) of the grain harvest and the First Fruits festival celebrating the end of the grain harvest Feast of Weeks/Shavuot/Pentecost in Mosaic Law Hebrew Bible: Deuteronomy 16:9-12 Leviticus 23:10-16; or in the varying current Jewish holidays traditions, the period between the Passover or Feast of Unleavened Bread and Shavuot. This is the second of the three annual Mosaic feast periods

Lot details
Object
judaica - a magnificent jewish calendar ( counting of the Omer)- mother of pearl - Jewish coins
Material
wood- mother of pearl - brass - paper
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
hollyland / pre israel
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
4.5×15×15 cm
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