Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Ofrit Rozenberg Ben-Menachem
Salver for carrying the baby during the pidyon ha-ben (redemption of the firstborn) ceremony
Galicia
19th century
Silver, repoussé and engraved
L: 40.7; W: 30.5 cm
Bequest of Joseph Gutman, Vienna, to the State of Israel, on permanent loan to The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, from the Administrator General of the State of Israel
Accession number: L-B85.070 ; 136/096
 
 


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