Purim Plate - Luneville, 18th Century

Purim Plate - Luneville, 18th Century

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Purim Plate - Luneville, 18th Century
Purim Plate - Luneville, 18th Century

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Diameter: 11"  / 28 cm

This decorative Purim Plate features an illustration of Haman leading Mordechai on horseback, as recounted in Megilat Esther, or scroll of Esther.

 

In a semi-circle above the illustration reads the Hebrew text, "Kacha ya’aseh la’ish asher hamelech chafets bejekaro" ( This is what is done for the man whom the king desires to honor.), Esther 6:13. Under the picture is written Mordechai Haman. The Hebrew text on the rim reads: “Shlach manot ish lere’aho vematanot le’evyonim" (Send choice portions to one another and gifts to the poor), Esther 9:23.

This item comes with a certificate of authenticity of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Enclosed is a small description of its historical background in English and Hebrew.

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