ink on parchment; 392 leaves, 19 x 14.5 cm; Ashkenazi Rabbinic Hebrew script
Eliezer ben David ha-Levi
Halakhah; Law codes
This beautifully copied manuscript of Jacob ben Asher’s Hoshen mishpat was produced in Crema in Lombardy, Italy in 1486. It contains a number of decorations throughout the text, many in purple ink. The detailed colophon indicates that it was copied by Eliezer ben David ha-Levi for Solomon ben Yehiel Ha-Levi.