Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Avi Ganor
Kiddush cup
Persia
1785
Silver, repoussé, engraved, and niello
Inscribed in Hebrew: “The young man Isaac son of Rahamim”; the Hebrew year; and “The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want . . . [Ps 23]”
H: 6.4; Diam: 7.5 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0116 ; 133/270
 
 

Publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew
The Jewish World 365 Days, from the Collections of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, USA, 2004

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