An important & rare silver and wood mezuzah case with the original scroll on parchment - Wood & silver - Jewish Moroccan artist - Morocco - Mid 19th century

Description
An important & rare silver and wood mezuzah case with the original scroll on parchment - Wood & silver - Jewish Moroccan artist - Morocco - Mid 19th century
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes

Judaica - A North African silver ( not plated ) and wood mezuzah case with the original scroll on parchment

The wooden case is covered with a sheet of silver( not plated ) which has been worked in relief with traditional symbols including a menorah , a laver , a basin and an altar . The reverse is hollowed out to hold the parchment. Scroll

Hand crafted in Morocco by a Jewish artist - circa mid 19th century

For a similar example please see jay Weinstein - a collectors guide to judaica ( photos added )

Lot details
Object
An important & rare silver and wood mezuzah case with the original scroll on parchment
Material
Wood & silver
Designer/ Artist
Jewish Moroccan artist
Estimated Period
Mid 19th century
Country of Origin
Morocco
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
1.5×14×23 cm
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