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Bidding Information
Lot #    19965
Auction End Date    2/19/2008 11:01:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Poster with blessing of income
Title (Hebrew)    בן פורת יוסף
Author    [Ms. - Liturgy]
City    [Argentina]
Publisher    [Syrian Community]
Publication Date    20th Cent.
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 296:241 mm., light age staining, black and red ink on paper, with Biblical verse in block letters, decorative floral design.
          
Detailed
Description
   Beautifully designed poster with the blessings for income and family recited after the close of Sabbath. The poster is headed with the abbreviations of the verse "ben porat Joseph ben porat ali ayin"(Genesis 49:22). This translates to Joseph a fruitful bough; even fruitful by a well. "Ben porat" can also define as "a powerfully fertile son" or "a son of power". In the Bible when several meanings are possible it is often deliberate and all the different meanings are intended.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica
Drawings:    Checked