Kiddush cup with dedicatory inscription and depictions of holy sites

Land of Israel
Late 19th century
Bitumen stone, engraved, and silver repoussé
Hebrew inscriptions: "To Gedaliah Leible from me A. A. Isaac"; "Western Wall"; "Cave of the Patriarchs"; "Zecharia's Tomb"; and "Rachel's Tomb"
H: 8.2; Diam: 6.8 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 298
Accession number: B50.02.0860;133/121

From the Israel Museum publications:
Steinberg, Shlomit, Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, English / Hebrew

Exhibitions:
Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 18/02/2008 - 23/08/2008

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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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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