Brass Mezuzah Case. Adaptation of Silver Bible Binding. Germany, 17th Century

Brass Mezuzah Case. Adaptation of Silver Bible Binding. Germany, 17th Century

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Brand: The Israel Museum

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Brass Mezuzah Case. Adaptation of Silver Bible Binding. Germany, 17th Century
Brass Mezuzah Case. Adaptation of Silver Bible Binding. Germany, 17th Century

Description

Blackened Brass

Size of mezuzah case: 3.9" / 10 cm

Space for parchment: 3.2" / 8 cm

This lovely mezuzah, majestic in appearance, will no doubt add a touch of divine refinement to your home!

The motifs on this mezuzah case were inspired by those adorning a 17th-century silver book binding made in Augsburg, Germany, in the 17th century and are typical of the Italian Renaissance.

Please note: Mezuzah scroll not included.

This item comes with a certificate of authenticity from the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.  Enclosed is a short description of its historical background in English and Hebrew.