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Bible silver binding with lacework pattern
Augsburg, Germany
17th century
Silver, pierced and engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew: abbreviation for Bible – "Tanakh"; on inside border, "Gift to: Rabbi Moshe son of Yosef in honor of his sermon"
H: 14.4; W: 27; D: 4.8 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: B86.0149 ; 142/080

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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