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The Silver and Judaica Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Michael M. Zagayski

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(264 words)

Authors

Guido Schoenberger, Tom L. Freudenheim.

Collection

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Zagayski.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1963. 36 pp., illustrations: 46 b&w, 21 × 24 cm. English.

Location

Jewish Museum New York (18 February–1 May 1963)

Description

The Jewish Museum’s second exhibition and catalog of Zagayski’s second, superb collection (the first having been confiscated by the Nazis in 1939). Predominantly ceremonial objects and Torah ornaments. Text by Guido Schoenberger and Tom L. Freudenheim. Introduction by Alan R. Solomon. Scholarly descriptions. 252 items.

Description

For the Museum’s first exhibition of the Zagayski Collection see #125 (1951).

Description

The Zagayski Collection was sold at auction the following year. Several of its objects were purchased by the Jewish Museum New York.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AmuletsBesamimBook bindingsBridal/Wedding beltsCircumcision garmentsCircumcision implements/objectsEtrog containersHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHand-washing vesselsHanukkah lampsHavdalah candleholdersHavdalah sets/compendiaHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 17th–19th CKeter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsLevite setsMatzah covers/bagsMizrachPesach platesPesach tablecloths/clothsPidyon ha-Ben platesPorcelain figurinesPrints, synagoguesReader’s desk coversRimmonimSalom Italia, Esther scroll bordersScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, engraved bordersScrolls of Esther, illuminatedShabbat lampsShabbat ringsSukkah decorationsTassTefillin bagsTile decorationsTobacco/Snuff boxesTorah Ark curtainsTorah Ark valancesTorah bindersTorah mantlesTzedakah boxes/containersWedding cupsWedding poems, riddles & songsWedding ringsYadYom Kippur belt buckles

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