Exhibition of Jewish Religious Art

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Johannesburg, South Africa, 1954. Booklet, 27 pp., illustrations: 9 b&w, 25.4 × 19 cm. English.


Duncan Hall (15–21 February 1954)


Ceremonial objects from public and private collections. Foreword by Israel Abrahams, “A Note on the Exhibition” by H. Abt, and “Jewish Religious Art” by Lippy Lipschitz. Basic descriptions. 419 items.

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AmuletsBesamimBezalel Art SchoolBook bindingsBridal/Wedding beltsCandlesticks/CandelabraChallah coversChallah knivesCircumcision garmentsEtrog containersHand-washing vesselsHanukkah lampsHavdalah platesHavdalah sets/compendiaHead coverings, women’sKeter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsLevite setsMatzah covers/bagsMezuzah casesMizrachOil lamps, ancientOmer calendarsPesach platesPesach towel coversPorcelainPurim platesReader’s desk coversRimmonimRings, signetScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, engraved bordersScrolls of Esther, modern/contemporaryScrolls of Esther, rollersSeals/Stamps, ringsShabbat lampsShiviti plaques, paperTassTefillin casesTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTorah casesTorah mantlesWedding ringsWriting implementsYad

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Old Synagogue, Cape Town, South Africa (25 May–5 June 1954)

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