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Cadeaux du Florilège Rothschild

ADON OLAM




£ 55.00 Florilège de Rothschild folio 80 folio 80
Adon Olam, un chant qui célèbre l'omnipotence et la providence de Dieu. Au verso, un chant louant 'L'Eternel, D-ieu, qui créa l'homme en sagesse et qui guérit toutes les créatures et qui accomplit des miracles.' Folio 80v: Au dos, un chant louant 'L'Eternel, D-ieu, qui créa l'homme en sagesse et qui guérit toutes les créatures et qui accomplit des miracles'.



MA TOVU



£ 55.00 Florilège de Rothschild folio 79 folio 79
Le commencement du Siddour (le Livre de Prière) montre un homme en chemin vers la synagogue.



NISHMAT



£ 55.00 Florilège de Rothschild folio 113 folio 113
Al Hanissim 'pour les miracles, la rédemption'. Un homme allume la Ménorah de Hanoukkah



QIDDOUSH



£ 55.00 Florilège de Rothschild folio 130 folio 130
Kiddoush halevana. La prière de la nouvelle lune.



PIRKÉ AVOT



£ 55.00 Florilège de Rothschild folio 174 folio 174
Le début des 'Huit Chapitres' de Maïmonide, marqué par un portrait de l'auteur en marge.




£ 55.00 Florilège de Rothschild folio 197 folio 197
La fin du livre de Maïmonide.



PIYOUTTIM



£ 55.00 Florilège de Rothschild folio 205 folio 205
Piyyoutim. Un enfant monte un cerf sous un ciel splendide.



SHIR HAKAVOD



£ 55.00 Florilège de Rothschild folio 273 folio 273
Shir Hakavod (Chant de gloire). Deux anges ailés tiennent un rouleau.



MESHAL HAQADMONI

Voir les folios 298 à 418 du Florilège Rothschild.


Cadeaux divers de la HAGGADAH de BARCELONE

SHEHEHEYANOU



£ 60.00 La Haggadah de Barcelone folio 19 folio 19
La prière de sheheheyanu. Le panneau dans lequel s'inscrit un mot 'Et ils boivent' encadre une famille assise à la table du Séder. Un homme accoudé sur la gauche préside la table tandis que les autres préfèrent s'accouder vers la droite. En dessous du panneau, un chien ronge un os tandis qu'un autre chien et un lièvre se poursuivent à travers les marges. En bas de la page, un homme se lave les mains pendant que quelqu'un verse de l'eau sur ses mains et lui présente un morceau d'étoffe. Le texte en bas de la page dit: 'ils se lavent les mains et bénissent'.






£ 60.00 La Haggadah de Barcelone folio 24 folio 24
La prière Sheheheyanu 'Si la fête tombe un samedi soir, on ajoutera... vin, Kiddoush...' Page à deux côtés magnifiques. Des marges multicolores remplies de scènes gaies entourent le panneau dans lequel le mot 'Béni' est inscrit. Deux archers pointent leurs flèches vers un homme qui balance difficilement et parait être sur le point de sauter. Des chiens, paons, lapins et personnages zoomorphes portant des coupes d'or ajoutent à l'atmosphère de festivité. Le verso est également décoré de panneaux dorés et de nombreux personnages joyeux dans les marges. Un homme portant une coupe d'or récite la Havdalah avec un petit garçon en bas de la page.



L’AN PROCHAIN À JÉRUSALEM



£ 60.00 La Haggadah de Barcelone folio 88 folio 88
'L'an prochain à Jérusalem, Amen'. Une page entière écrite en lettre d'or. Les panneaux ornementaux dans lesquels s'inscrivent des mots sont entièrement consacrés à la décoration des mots 'L'an prochain à Jérusalem. Amen', arrangés en deux lignes sur le feuillet 88a. Le lièvre en train de se sauver n'a pas été peint. Le motif est créatif, la montante de la lettre 'lamed' formant une partie du motif.



Cadeaux divers de la Bible de Kennicott




£55.00 Kennicott Bible folio 2 folio 2
The second page of RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol written within powdered silver filigree arcaded frames with blue arches complimenting folio 1v. Verso, part of RaDak's Sefer Mikhlol written within blue and gold arcades decorated with red filigree and blue dots.).





£55.00 Kennicott Bible folio 3 folio 3
Part of RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol written within blue and gold arcades decorated with red filigree and blue dots and three multicoloured large geese. Verso, part of RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol written within turquoise filigree arcaded pages decorated with an orange dragon in all four corners. The upper dragons are flying, their legs stretched out with claws showing, and their heads turn sharply back to reveal the tufts of hair on their necks.).





£55.00 Kennicott Bible folio 4 folio 4
Part of RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol written within turquoise filigree arcaded pages decorated with an orange dragon in all four corners. The upper dragons are flying, their legs stretched out with claws showing, and their heads turn sharply back to reveal the tufts of hair on their necks. Verso, RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol written inside gold frames in arcaded pages framed in red filigree with blue dots.





£55.00 Kennicott Bible folio 5 folio 5
RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol written inside gold frames in arcaded pages framed in red filigree with blue dots. Verso, RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol written inside gold frames in arcaded pages framed in red filigree with blue dots.





£55.00 Kennicott Bible folio 6 folio 6
RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol written within an exquisitely decorated arcaded page with a monkey playing at the top of the page and a rabbit at the bottom of the page nibbling red leaves. The arcade is filled with multicoloured foliage scrolls and flowers. Verso, a monkey dressed in shirt, shorts, cap and bells is seated between the gables and plays a pipe above the spandrels of gold arcades. Flanking it are stylised peacocks, each with its head turned back to look at a little bird about to land on its back. The page has gold arcades and blue framing bars.





£55.00 Kennicott Bible folio 7 folio 7
RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol. A monkey dressed in shirt, cap and bells is seated between the gables and plays a pipe above the spandrels of gold arcades. Flanking it are stylised peacocks, each with its head turned back to look at a little bird about to land on its back. The page has gold arcades and blue framing bars. Verso, RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol. The dangers of an open chicken run are displayed as little chicks crowd around a hen holding a morsel of food and others peck happily for grain, oblivious of the bushy-tailed foxes, each of which has already caught a chick in its mouth.





£55.00 Kennicott Bible folio 8 folio 8
RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol. The dangers of an open chicken run are displayed as little chicks crowd around a hen holding a morsel of food and others peck happily for grain, oblivious of the bushy-tailed foxes, each of which has already caught a chick in its mouth. Verso, the last page in this section of the Sefer Mikhlol, shows two dragons their ears, wings and teeth showing and their long tails entangled in a Hercules' knot so that they cannot be separated. A goose stands on one side and a swan on the other, flapping their wings. The arcades and framing bars are in gold.





£55.00 Kennicott Bible folio 438 folio 438
The scribe, Moshe Ibn Zabara's colophon is decorated with a large illuminated panel in silver, red, blue, green and turquoise floral designs and geometrical patterns. The text gives the background to the manuscript stating that he, Moshe Ibn Zabara completed the bible in 1476 for Isaac, son of Don Solomon di Braga in La Coruña (Spain). Verso, the end of RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol is written within a beautifully decorated arcade using both gold and silver leaf and showing the artist's great skill.





£55.00 Kennicott Bible folio 439 folio 439
RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol continues opposite folio 438v with a beautifully decorated arcaded page with intricate, colourful designs setting off the clear square text written in red and black ink. Verso, the leaf is decorated with gold panels, blue ink and an elaborate red penwork frame with green dots.





£55.00 Kennicott Bible folio 440 folio 440
RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol is written within an elegant arcade comprising gold panels with blue frames and intricate red penwork with greenish blue dots. Verso, the intricate geometrical pattern is dotted with gold, multicoloured inks and gargoyle heads decorating the red and black text.





£55.00 Kennicott Bible folio 441 folio 441
RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol is elegantly decorated with intricate geometrical full page designs dotted with gold, multicoloured inks and gargoyle heads embellishing the red and black text. Verso, the artist Joseph painted a dense though delicate multicoloured foliage scroll, interspersed with flowers, a contemporary naturalistic style which contrasts with the archaistic geometrical inter¬lace above the arcades and the red filigree frame. The red and purple arcades have dragon's head bases and capitals





£65.00 Kennicott Bible folio 442 folio 442
RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol very colourful example of the artist's great skill featuring intricate geometrical designs with gold as well as exquisite, colourful floral decoration. Verso, is the most historiated of all the arcaded pages and depicts various fables wherein an army of long-eared rabbits besieges a lone wolf in his castle, which has three turrets from which red banners are flying. In the van and the rear of the army, surrounded by lances, are rabbits carrying crowns and sceptres.





£65.00 Kennicott Bible folio 443 folio 443
RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol continues with an exceptionally decorated leaf wherein an army of cats attacks the dogs' castle. Lances with red pennants can be seen above the battlements, while the crowned leading cat and that bringing up the rear hold red and blue shields and brandish swords. The frames round both pages are decorated with a foliage scroll with large gold and blue leaves. Multicoloured winged dragons serve as capitals for the outer columns of the gold arcades and a large maned lion's head for the central ones. The columns rest on dragon's heads. Verso, an elegant blue and gold design framed by red penwork surround the text with two blue dragons guarding the columns.




£55.00 Kennicott Bible folio 444 folio 444
The end of RaDaK's Sefer Mikhlol is written in beautifully drawn red and black letters with an elegant frame mirroring the preceding page with gold and blue designs framed by red penwork and where two blue dragons 'guard' the columns