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Vase with depictions of the Wailing Wall and the Tower of David, made from artillery shell
Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem
1906–29
Brass, etched
Inscribed in Hebrew: "In commemoration of the liberation of Jerusalem 1917” (from Turkish rule by the British army)
H: 28; Diam: 9 cm
The Alan and Riva Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B09.0870 ; 174/281


From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, Early Israeli Arts and Crafts: Bezalel Treasures from the Alan B. Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2008, English / Hebrew

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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