Hebrew Prayer Book with Silver Cover
Possible Place Made: Italy
6 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (17.1 x 12.1 x 3.5 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Mrs. Morris Friedsam
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Hebrew Prayer Book with Silver Cover, 18th century. Silver, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (17.1 x 12.1 x 3.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Morris Friedsam, 64.78.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 64.78.1_side1.jpg)
side, 64.78.1_side1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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Silver book cover with clasp containing Hebrew prayer book. Repoussé decoration consists of beaded border framing each side with rope motif at hinges. Left cover has shell and scroll with floral details in the corners and center. Center cabuchon has pair of hands on one side and castle on the other.
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