Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Oded Löbl
Container and lid made from artillery shells with depictions of Absalom's Pillar and Rachel's Tomb
Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem
1906–29
Brass, engraved; silver and copper, damascene work
H: 14.5; Diam: 9 cm
The Alan and Riva Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B09.0507(a-b) ; 174/236
 
 

Publications:
Beauty and Sanctity: the Israel Museum at 40. A Series of Exhibitions Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Zalmona, Yigal, 2006
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

Exhibition:
Sacred Beauty: Treasures of Judaica and Jewish Ethnography, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 11/03/2005 - 21/01/2006

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