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Book container in silver bookbinding form, adorned with family emblem
Rome, Italy
1778
Artist: Giovanni Battista Sabatini (1766–1816)
Silver, repoussé, engraved, and punched; wood and paper
H: 19.7; W: 31.7, D: 3.7 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: B86.0143 ; 142/074


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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