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Amulet - Amulet

Amulet

  • Object:

    Amulet

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Sheet silver with chased inscription

  • Museum number:

    820-1873

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Flat rectangular pendant, with three straight sides and the fourth, at the top, curved, made from sheet silver. The front is chased with the Star of Solomon, four rosettes, and a word in Hebrew letters on each side. The back is blank. There are two loops of grooved wire attached next to each other on the top.

Materials and Techniques

Sheet silver with chased inscription

Marks and inscriptions

Short inscription in Hebrew letters
ױשפרך ינרבך

Dimensions

Length: 52 mm, Width: 37 mm, Depth: 7 mm

Descriptive line

Silver rectangular plaque engraved with a Hebrew inscription and a representation of Solomon's seal, Anatolia (Turkey), 19th century.

Materials

Silver

Categories

Jewellery; Amulets; Metalwork; Judaism

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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