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Album of photographs by Avraham Soskin in honor of Tel Aviv

Album of photographs by Avraham Soskin in honor of Tel Aviv

Album of photographs by Avraham Soskin in honor of Tel Aviv

Binding: olive-wood marquetry, inlaid with engraved ivory, mother-of-pearl, and silver; Clasp buckle: silver, stamped

Inscribed with the Ten Commandments; "As a mark of submission and recognition"; "Hommage de reconaissance"
Signed on the back cover: "Made in the Bezalel School; carving in ivory by Meir Gur-Arie; silver repoussé by Ze'ev Raban; drawings by Shmuel Ben David; marquetry by Eliyahu Eidem; Jerusalem." On the clasp: "Samson and the lion"; on a mother-of-pearl plaque on the back: "Tel Aviv"

H: 23; W: 30 cm

Accession number:

B09.1148

174/327

Jewish Art and Life
From the Israel Museum 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