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Treasures from Basel

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Collection

Jüdisches Museum der Schweiz / Musée juif de Suisse.

Imprint

Maastricht, Netherlands, 1995. 135 pp., illustrations: 61 col., 26.8 × 22.2 cm. English.

Location

Maastricht Exposition Congress Centre, The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) (11–19 March 1995)

Description

A special exhibition at the Maastricht Fine Arts Fair, showcasing outstanding works of art from four museums in Basel. Exhibits included 13 ceremonial objects from the Jewish Museum of Switzerland (pp. 74–89, nos. 36–48), crafted in Switzerland and Germany and used by Swiss Jews living mainly in Endingen and Lengnau. Brief history of the Museum and a summary of its holdings (Katia Guth-Dreyfus). In-depth descriptive entries. 62 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSSWITZERLANDTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

BesamimEndingenHanukkah lampsJüdisches Museum der Schweiz, history ofKiddush cupsLengnauPrinted booksTalmudTassTorah bindersYad

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