Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Vase with depictions of the Wailing Wall and the Tower of David, made from artillery shell
Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem
Brass, etched
Inscribed in Hebrew: "In commemoration of the liberation of Jerusalem 1917” (from Turkish rule by the British army)
H: 28; Diam: 9 cm
The Alan and Riva Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B09.0870 ; 174/281
 
 

Publications:
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