Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Oleg Kalashnikov
Desk set with inkstand decorated with a depiction of the Dome of the Rock representing the site of the Temple
Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem
ca. 1913
Walnut wood marquetry, set with ivory, shell, copper and brass sheet
Signed: "Zayit Jerusalem, Bezalel"
Inscribed in Hebrew: “If I forget you, O Jerusalem, let my right hand wither” [Ps 137:5]
H: 13.2; W: 14; L: 30.1 cm
Gift of Abraham Marder, Hartford, Connecticut
Accession number: B72.0632 ; 139/033

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