Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

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 OBJECTS
CEREMONIAL OBJECTS, CONTEMPORARY/MODERN
SILVERSMITHING
TORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

Amulets
Besamim
Book bindings
Damascene work
Elijah’s cup
Hanukkah lamps
Havdalah sets/compendia
Keter Torah
Kiddush cups
Mezuzah cases
Pesach plates
Rimmonim
Tass
Wedding cups
Yad

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.

Cite this page
“Sanctification and the Art of Silversmithing. Processes and Techniques: A Handbook for Museums”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1272>
First published online: 2019



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