Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Oleg Kalashnikov
Cameo brooch with a depiction of Jephthah’s weeping daughter
1911–29
Artist: Moshe Murro (?)
Mother-of-pearl, carved and framed in gold filigree
Inscribed in Hebrew: “Jephthah’s daughter”
H: 3.8; W: 2.9 cm
Purchase, Recanati Fund for the Acquisition of Israeli Art
Accession number: B77.0560 ; 102/125
 
 


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