‮קטלוג מבחר הרכישות של קרן שץ להצלחת שרידי אמנות יהודיים מכליון. תערוכה במלאת חמש שנים לקרן וחמש עשרה שנה לפטירת הפרופ בוריס שץ ז״ל. נפתחת ביום המיסד ‭8‬ במרס–‭29‬ במרס ‭1947‬‬‎. Schatz Fund. Redemption of Jewish Art Remnants

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Jerusalem, Israel, 1946–1947. Booklet, 8 pp., no illustrations, Hebrew and English.


Bezalel National Museum (8–29 March 1947)


An exhibition and fund-raising effort, showcasing objects acquired by the Schatz Fund during its first five years of activity. Brief introduction describes the Fund’s mission to rescue remnants of Jewish Art from Europe and find a permanent home for them at the Bezalel National Museum. An impassioned plea is made for others to contribute financially to these efforts, calling the exhibition a “warning” and call to action. Objects, in various quantities, listed according to type: paintings, Haggadot, manuscripts, Esther scrolls, circumcision implements, ceremonial objects, textiles, seals, Hanukkah lamps, Torah breastplates, and Torah pointers. Descriptive entries include the year the item was acquired by the Fund. 100 items.


According to the text, the Schatz Fund celebrated its founding every year on Purim with an exhibition of its most important acquisitions.

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Aaron Wolf Herlingen of Gewitsch (scribe-artist)BesamimBridal/Wedding beltsBrusttichlCandlesticks/CandelabraCarpets/RugsCircumcision implements/objectsEtrog containersHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHanukkah lampsHead coverings, women’sHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CJacob ben Judah Leib Jaffe of Berlin (scribe-artist)Kiddush cupsNathan ben Simson of Meseritsch (scribe-artist)PaintingsPortraitsReader’s desk coversSalom Italia, Esther scroll bordersScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, engraved bordersScrolls of Esther, illuminatedSeals/StampsTalit neckbandTassTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTzedakah boxes/containersYad

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