Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Oded Löbl
Decorative plaque with the Old City of Jerusalem and Damascus Gate
Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem
Ivory, carved; brass sheet, etched; wood, painted; rivets
Inscribed in Hebrew: “Jerusalem”
Signed in Hebrew: mem (for Meir Gur-Arie?)
H: 36.4, W: 47.2 cm
The Alan and Riva Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B09.1070 ; 174/313
 
 

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