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Sanctification and the Art of Silversmithing. Processes and Techniques: A Handbook for Museums

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Author & Curator

Bernard Bernstein.

Co-curator

Deborah B. Karp.

Imprint

Riverdale, N.Y., USA, 1993. Booklet, 38 pp., illustrations: 46 b&w, 21.5 × 9.3 cm. English.

ISBN

0964023482

Location

Judaica Museum, Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale (26 September 1993–28 February 1994)

Description

Classic techniques of silversmithing, exemplified by traditional and modern ceremonial objects from the Collection. Brief introduction to silversmiths and ceremonial art, followed by sections on silver, casting, repoussé, engraving, damascene work, etc. Circa 35 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSCEREMONIAL OBJECTS, CONTEMPORARY/MODERNSILVERSMITHINGTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AmuletsBesamimBook bindingsDamascene workElijah’s cupHanukkah lampsHavdalah sets/compendiaKeter TorahKiddush cupsMezuzah casesPesach platesRimmonimTassWedding cupsYad

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet with description of exhibition and listing of exhibits according to artist, 6 pp., no illus., 21.6 × 9.4 cm, circa 35 items; Exhibition review in The Jewish Week, Westchester, 8–14 October 1993, pp. 16 & 36; Invitation to exhibition opening, leaflet, 4 pp., 1 b&w illus., 23.3 × 10 cm.

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