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Seal with silver handle for suspension
Jerusalem, Land of Israel
19th–20th century
Brass, cast and engraved; silver
Inscriptions: in Hebrew, "The Y[outh] Rafael ben M Rav"; two stars, the number 133 in Arabic numerals; in Latin letters "RFAAL"; the name Rafael in Arabic.
H: 2.1; L: 1.7; W: 1.4 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0088 ; 105/227


From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

Exhibitions:
The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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