Land of Israel
Late 19th century
Bitumen stone, carved and inlaid with silver sheet
H: 8.2, Diam: 6.8 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Accession number: B50.02.0860
Dedication: "To my son-in-law Gedalia Leibl, from [his father who loves him], Isaac"
Additional inscription: "the Western Wall, Cave of the Machpelah, Zeharia's Tomb, Rachel's Tomb"
From the Israel Museum publications:
Steinberg, Shlomit, Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, English / Hebrew
Provenance Research online
Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Youth Wing, 20/02/2008 - 03/06/2008
Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir