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Prayer book and silver binding adorned with family emblems
Binding: Rome, Italy,1759–1802
Silversmith: Giuseppe Chiocca (1743–1812)
Silver, repoussé, engraved, and punched
Artist's mark

Prayer book: Venice, 1743
Printer: Gad son of Samuel Foa
Printed on paper
Inscribed in Hebrew on the title page: "Prayers according to the Sephardi rite...printed for... Gad ben Samuel Foa in Venice [5]503 [1743]"
H: 11.7; W: 20; D: 3.2 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: B86.0140, B86.0282 ; 142/071, 184/150

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

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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