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Silver binding for Pentateuch
Germany
1770
Silver, repoussé, punched, and engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew on the spine of the binding: "Five Books of Moses"; the Hebrew year [5]530 [1770]
The book: Pentateuch (damaged, without frontispiece): with Onkelos Aramaic translation and Haftarot (portions from the Prophets
H: 14.2; W: 28; D: 5.8 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: B86.0147 ; 142/078


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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