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Obj. ID: 27405
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  Elijah's chair, 1916-1925

© Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Photographer: Harris, David,

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Name/Title
Elijah's chair | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1916-1925
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Raban, Ze`ev (Painter, 1890-1970, teacher in Bezalel 1912- 1929)
(Unknown)
Since 1905, he studied in several places such as Munich and Brussels. In 1912 he moved to Eretz Israel where he immediately joined the Bezalel Academy and – until the school had to close in 1929 – Raban was one of its most important figures and teachers. He was a prolific and influential artist who created the cycles of the illustrations for several biblical books (Ruth, Esther, Job, and Songs of Songs) and for the Passover haggadah. His works include also playing cards decorated with biblical figures as well as the mural tiles and decorative elements for the buildings of the King David Hotel and YMCA in Jerusalem. In addition, he created religious objects such as Chanukah menorahs.
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Period Detail
Collection
Israel | Jerusalem | Israel Museum (IM)
| Purchased through the gift of Yossi Benyaminoff, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, Dep.Num 197/017, Reg.Num. B82.0363
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Walnut wood, leather, woolen carpet, embroidery on silk and velvet, ivory, shell, silver filigree, enamel, and brass, repoussé
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Languages of inscription
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Type of grave
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Ornamentation
Custom
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