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Tie clasp
New York, New York, USA
20th century
Artist: Ilya Schor, born Poland, active France and USA, 1904–1961
Gold, pierced and engraved
Engraved with depictions of Moses and the burning bush (Exodus 3:2), and Moses striking the rock to extract water from it (Exodus 17:6), both flanked by the Hebrew letters "M" and "D"
L: 7.9; W: 1.7 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: B86.0239 ; 102/103

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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