Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Oded Löbl
Matchbox with depiction of Narghile smoker
Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem
After a drawing by Ze'ev Raban
Brass sheet, stamped and pierced
Inscribed in English on the back of the box: "Made in Palestine at the Artworkshop SHARAR BEZALEL Jerusalem P.O.B. 729"
H: 2; W: 3.9; L: 5.4 cm
The Alan and Riva Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B09.1839 ; 174/375

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